LCHS students selected as Governor’s Scholars

Published 4:30 pm Thursday, June 6, 2024

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Lincoln County High School juniors Ella Franklin and Gus Correll have been selected as Governor’s Scholars. They will participate in the program this summer at one of several universities in Kentucky. 

Ella is junior class president and plays soccer for LCHS. She is part of the National Honors Society and also serves as BETA Club secretary. She is active in several clubs at the school including HOSA, FBLA, FFA, STLP, FCA, Unite and First Priority. 

Gus is on the LCHS track and field team and the cross country team. He is part of the National Honors Society and FFA where he competes on the parliamentary procedure team. He is also a member of FCA, First Priority, STLP, BETA Club and the Robotics Club.

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Governor’s Scholars are chosen for a variety of qualities and accomplishments including academic performance, character, interests, talents and overall potential. 

The Governor’s Scholars Program strives to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders. Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. Students must complete an application and compete with others from across the state to be accepted into the program.