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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert


Teachers may be nominated and recommended by their individual school districts, fellow educators, or former students. The nomination packets should address the nominee’s impact on students and young people in Kentucky. Page limitations are strictly adhered to by the selection committee.


Sharon Graves

Sharon Graves

Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame Inductee, 2012

Sharon Graves, a native of Madison County, has taught history at Clark-Moores Middle School in Richmond for the past 22 years.

She attended Eastern Kentucky University where she received a bachelor’s degree in 1978, a fifth-year degree in 1992 and Rank I in 2002. She also taught at Towhatan School in Boyce, Va., in 1983 and at Tri-County North High School in Lewisburg, Ohio, in 1986-87.

Her awards include the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Teacher of American History, Kentucky Department of Education Teacher of Excellence and Kentucky Historical Society Award of Merit. Graves is a member of education and history organizations and also coaches the Clark-Moores mock trial team, which won the state championship in 2011.

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