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Did you know that The Center is self-sustaining? Did you know that you make The Center possible? Without our great friends, we wouldn’t be able to provide opportunities for gifted students, services for their teachers, or support for their families.

GivingGifted children hold the keys to the best possible futures for our communities, our state, our nation – even our world. The Center’s goal is to help those young people who are gifted and talented reach their extraordinary potential by providing them with academic enrichment opportunities and a community of their intellectual peers.

SupportGifted and talented young people need opportunities for growth. Some of those needs are being met by The Center through such programs as Super Saturdays, Camp Explore, Camp InnovateSCATS, and VAMPY. But there’s so much more we’d like to do for teachers and for students. If you would like to support The Center, contact Dr. Julia Roberts, Executive Director of The Center for Gifted Studies, or Amanda Coates Lich, Senior Director of Leadership Gifts.

 The interest is there; the need is there; and, with your help, the programs will be there as well!


"There were summers that I could not have attended VAMPY if not for the scholarship assistance provided. I realize now, years later, that those funds were provided through the generosity of those who had been touched by The Center. Giving back financially is a simple way that I can ensure today's gifted and talented youth have the same life-shaping opportunities I was fortunate to experience."

Dr. Scott Nass (VAMPY 1988-91; Counselor) Director of Inpatient Education
Citrus Valley Family Medicine Residency in Burbank, CA


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Contact Our Development Officer to Learn How You Can Support The Center

Amanda Lich
Amanda Coates Lich

Senior Director of Development


P: 270.745.2340
E: amanda.lich@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 7/30/20