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28
Dec
2016

Apply today for Rogers Explorers 2017

Are you interested in developing your math, science, and technology skills? The Rogers Explorers program is open to eighth-grade middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky who want to take these skills to the next level. Apply now for Rogers Explorers and learn what it takes to pursue a future career in these high-demand […]

17
Jun
2016

Thirty students from 12 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Explorers

The old saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” could not be more true for Lindsey Wilson College instructor Douglas Keaton. Rogers Explorers learned that valuable lesson while attending one of Keaton’s sustainability classes on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. “Mr. Keaton showed us that nothing you see is a waste,” […]

13
Jun
2016

Twenty-nine students from 15 Kentucky counties graduate from the first class of Rogers Explorers

  Rogers Explorers graduate Jaiden Greene of Johnson County discovered a new interest and possible new career path at Asbury University. “My favorite activity, as a Rogers Explorer, was where we produced our own news segment,” said Jaiden, an incoming high school freshman at The Piarist School. “It gave the entire group a chance to […]

 
07
Jun
2016

First class of 2016 Rogers Explorers at Asbury University

Rogers Explorer Sarah Lycans of Lawrence County couldn’t contain her excitement on Monday in the chemistry lab at Asbury University in Wilmore. Sarah was about to begin her first lab experiment in a chemistry lab on a major university campus under the supervision of a college instructor. “This is so cool,” she said as she […]

18
May
2016

2016 Class of Rogers Explorers Announced

One hundred and eighty-two students have been selected to attend 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program Rogers Explorers are creative thinkers, career builders, and future leaders of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. This summer, 182 students —the largest class ever—will converge on the campuses of six Kentucky colleges and universities for The Center for Rural […]

 
29
Apr
2015

2015 Rogers Explorers Participants Selected

180 students from The Center’s 45-county service area of Southern and Eastern Kentucky selected to participate in the 2015 Rogers Explorers program: First Name Last Name County Residence School Name Chloe Burton Adair Russell County Middle School Abigail Dykes Adair Cumberland County Middle School Talyn Alderman Bath Bath County Middle School Andrew Barber Bath Bath […]

25
Jul
2013

Rogers Explorers offer hands-on help in Morehead

The fourth and final class of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Explorers program got underway on Wednesday at Morehead State University. Delaney Stephens, Community Liaison and Youth Programs Coordinator for The Center, welcomed 30 rising high school freshmen from 20 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. As part of the three day, two night […]

 
07
Jun
2013

Explorers take on science project

Rogers Explorers donned safety goggles and got down to work in the science lab at the University of the Cumberlands last week. Explorers completed a science project and later participated in a videoconference with NASA officials. The second session of the 2013 Rogers Explorers program on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg ended on Friday. […]

 
06
Jun
2013

Explorers arrive at UofC

The second class of 2013 Rogers Explorers arrived on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands (UofC) in Williamsburg yesterday and will remain there through Friday.

05
Jun
2013

First class of Explorers graduates

Rogers Explorers graduate Mallory Allen of Whitley County was undecided about her future career goals until she spent some time this week in a science lab on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College.

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