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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

Scholar's Day Winners

Congratulations to the Fall 2014 Journalism Scholars Day Award Winners

On-site Story Write-Off Scholarship Contest Winners:
  •  Madison Bonzo, a senior from Washington County High School, Springfield
  •  Elissa Youart, a senior from Meade County High School, Brandenburg

They both earned a $500 scholarship to attend WKU in Fall 2015.

A-AAA Division (100 to 1100 students)
  • 1st, Rosecast, Assumption High School, Louisville
  • 2nd, The Wildcat, Franklin-Simpson High School
  • 3rd, The Wolverine, Western Hills High School, Frankfort
AAAA Division (1100 students and above)
  • 1st, Crimson of DuPont Manual High School, Louisville
  • 2nd, The Chronicle, South Warren High School, Bowling Green
  • 3rd, The Beacon, Bowling Green High School

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 Last Modified 10/29/14