Several Harlan County High School students and teacher Mike Hensley were led on a tour of the University of the Cumberlands campus as part of the Harlan County Summer Adventure 2014 program sponsored by the HCHS 21st Century program. Students also toured Union College and Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.
Tami Brock led her English class in a discussion during the 21st Century summer program at Harlan County High School in June. Classes were held in both English and math, and a variety of enrichment programs were also offered.
Harlan County High School students looked over books during a stop by the Harlan Public Library Bookmobile and Joanne Boggs as part of the 21st Century summer program at HCHS in June.
Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Shane Jacobs talked to students about the dangers of drinking and driving. Several students, including Alishia Gilpin, tried the “drunk glasses” and found walking a straight line could be very difficult.
Harlan County RAP director Greg Coldiron, a former Morehead State University basketball standout, led students in a session on basketball fundamentals.
Laura Adkisson, a librarian at the Harlan Public Library, led a program titled “The Library is More Than Just Books.” She described what is available at the library during one of her stops at Harlan County High School as part of the 21st Century summer program.
Jeremy Williams, an agent with the Harlan County Extension Office, talked to students in the 21st Century program at Harlan County High School about the introduction of black bears to eastern Kentucky and described how bears have thrived in the area. He also talked about the bears’ eating habits and how to avoid a confrontation.