Owensboro High School’s “Hall of Achievement” Committee is accepting nominations for the 2016 class. Every three years, a new class of Owensboro High School alumni are accepted into the Hall of Achievement based on the criteria listed below. The OHS Hall of Achievement was established in 2001. To date, the Hall’s 51 inductees have included a Pulitzer Price winner, a CBS News analyst, a former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice, a vocal artist and other distinguished alumni.
News Release: September 9, 2015
Owensboro High School Calling for Hall of Achievement Applications
“Owensboro High School has produced thousands of successful graduates. However, there are some that have taken success to a whole new level. The Hall of Achievement is to recognize those individuals who have gone the extra mile,” said John DeLacey, OHS Principal.
· Attendance at OHS, including former Western, Dunbar and Tech High
· Excellence in one’s career/occupation
· Extraordinary service to one’s career/occupation
· An accomplishment and/or attribute worthy of emulation
· At least a twenty year span since graduation of high school
To submit a nomination
To nominate alumni for Hall of Achievement recognition, please go to the OPS website at: Owensboro.kyschools.us. Under the schools tab click OHS. Fill out the online application and click submit.
You can also print the applications, fill them out, then mail those applications to:
Att: Dave Kirk
Owensboro Board of Education
450 Griffith Avenue
Owensboro, KY 42301
The deadline for submitting applications is October 9, 2015. The class will be announced in November with a ceremony to celebrate the new class in April 2016.
Owensboro Public Schools Kindergarten & Preschool Registration
March 7-March 18 At The School The Child Will Attend
Owensboro Public Schools will be accepting registration for all students who will attend preschool or kindergarten for the first time next year from March 6-March 17 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the school the child will attend in the fall.
Thanks to some guideline changes in community eligibility provision, all Owensboro High School and Owensboro Innovation Academy students will receive a no cost breakfast and lunch this upcoming school year. OPS students preschool through eighth grade and Gateway Academy students already receive a no cost breakfast and lunch.
Owensboro Public Schools, Owensboro Health and Kentucky Wesleyan College cut the ribbon on the new Owensboro Track and Field on Wednesday, August 16, located between the Owensboro Middle School South and the Owensboro Middle School North campuses on South Griffith Avenue. OPS, Owensboro Health and Kentucky Wesleyan College put their financial resources together to make the track possible.
Owensboro High School Marching Band Shines at KMEA Semi-Finals