KAGE and others gathered in the Capitol Rotunda on February 9, 2022 for the Gifted and Talented Month Proclamation Ceremony.  

Enjoy the video below of the ceremony!

Highlights of the Proclamation Ceremony Wednesday February 9, 2022

  • Opening & Welcome, Dr. Julia Roberts, Mahurin Professor of Gifted Studies; Executive Director, The Center for Gifted Studies and The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science; President, World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
  • Governor Andy Beshear
  • Presentation of the KAGE Distinguished Student Award to Madison Pidgeon, Kelly Elementary, Boone County
  • Proclamation signing by Governor Andy Beshear
  • Madison Pidgeon, 2022 KAGE Distinguished Student 
  • Rocky Adkins, Senior Advisor to Governor Beshear
  • Savannah Jones, senior at the Craft Academy Kentucky
  • Bella Norman, senior at The Gatton Academy; excerpt from Carl Weber’s Concerto for clarinet
  • Max Wise, Senator and Chair of the Education Committee in the Senate
  • Steve Riley, State Representative and Vice Chair of the House Education Committee
  • Todd Prader, 2018 KAGE Distinguished Student
  • Samirah Salifu, senior at The Gatton Academy
  • Patty Minter, Kentucky State Representative
  • Veronica Sullivan, Kentucky Department of Education

Last updated 02/10/2022