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Katheryn Young

Katheryn Young

 

 

Katheryn Young

 

Educational Background

I got an associate's in arts from Western Kentucky Community Technical College in Paducah, KY and a Bachelor's in History from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY.

 

Professional Background

When I was at Lindsey, I was a secretary in the International Department and then I did a semester internship at the Kentucky Historical Society. This past summer, I worked at Riverview at Hobson Grove.

 

Personal Background

I'm from Benton, Kentucky. It's in Marshall County.

 

Why Folklore?

I was at the Historical Society in Frankfort. They suggested folk studies and it went from there. It was fate! I'm happy to be here. Fun Fact I grew up on a working farm. We raised cattle – poll Hereford cattle. It's a beef cow.

 

What's your favorite word or phrase that sounds like a swear word?

Conundrum

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