For Immediate Release
Metcalfe County Board Meeting Summary
EDMONTON, Ky. (July 10, 2019) – The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Board members approved a health care contract with TJ Regional Health, Inc., a sports medicine service agreement with TJ Samson Community Hospital, and contracts with the Barren River Health Department for two school nurses.
In addition, the board approved the second reading of the KSBA 2019-2020 Policy Update and Notification of Procedure Update. Those policies include a new state law that prohibits the use of tobacco products, alternative tobacco products, and vapor products on school grounds, in school vehicles, and at school activities.
The board recognized 10-year-old Elyda Hicks as Student of the Month. Elyda’s artwork won first place at the National Beta Club Convention in Oklahoma City. Elyda will be entering the 5th grade at Metcalfe County Elementary School this fall.
The board also recognized Employee of the Month Torrie Osbon. Torrie is the district’s grant writer and public relations director. In the past three years, she has helped secure more than $2 million in grant funds for the district.
Board recognitions are sponsored by Alliance Corporation, RBS Design Group, and Glass & Thompson Insurance.
The next board meeting will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 5:30 pm at the Metcalfe County Board of Education on West Stockton Street.