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Kentucky's Gifted and Talented students are defined as those who possess demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in General Intellectual Aptitude, Specific Academic Aptitude, Creativity, Leadership Skills, or in the Visual or Performing Arts.
The Somerset Independent Gifted and Talented Program provides services for students formally identified in grade 4-12 in the areas of:
*Specific Academic (Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies)
*Visual or Performing Arts
The District provides informal Primary Talent Pool identification/enrichment for grades K-3.
- Gifted Education Week
Somerset Mayor, Alan Keck signed a Proclamation designating the week of February 11 -15, 2019 as Gifted Education Week in Somerset as part of the statewide February Gifted Education Month. Somerset Superintendent, Kyle Lively, Gifted and Talented Coordinator/Instructor Fonda Crawford, along with students, staff and parents attended this event. Mayor Keck spoke with the students and challenged them to continue to set goals and strive to make those goals happen. He also noted that we must elicit the entire community - policy makers, educators, business leaders, civic organizations and parents -to continue to improve education for all of our students.
Pictured: Science Teacher Rachel Embry, Mayor Alan Keck, GEAR UP Representative Lindsay Gentry, Payton Wesley, Lilli Cummings, Jackson Prather, Haley Combs, Ava Hunt, Chase Cimala, Isabella Cruz, Mit Dave, Superintendent Kyle Lively and Gifted Coordinator/Instructor Fonda Crawford.
- Opportunities for High School Students
Check out the Somerset High School GT Page. LIsted are Scholarships, Camps and Contest available for high school students to consider and apply. Deadlines for application and web links are included for additional information.
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