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2017 BMHS report cards mailed; records destruction from 2011-12 will begin next week
BMHS report cards for grades 9-11 will be mailed today (May 26). Seniors received their final report cards in their graduation packets with their diplomas.  
BMHS graduates 108 members of the Class of 2017 BMHS graduates 108 members of the Class of 2017

Ballard Memorial High School observed its 65th commencement exercises on May 18 in the gymnasium here. The Class of 2017 ended with 108 graduates. The two valedictorians were Shelby Lynn Hawes and Kerrie Yen Pullen. The salutatorian was Cheyenne Rae Shely. There were 15 additional honor graduates: Tessa Kennedy Blankenship, Devyn Shurvia Bledsoe, Kayto Mary Buchanon, Alexis Michele Donelson, Hannah Elizabeth Gilbert, Matthey Riley Gilbert, Savanna Mae Rose Gray, Phillip Dale McKee, Zane Adam Parsons, Crystal Dilip Patel, Alexis Lyn Scott, Chance Allen Shely, Charles Jacob Sullivan, Lindsay Dale Tatum, and Adriana Nicole Worley.  

BMHS News Team takes first place at state STLP competition BMHS News Team takes first place at state STLP competition
Students from Ballad Memorial High School were among more than 9,000 students, educators and parents who attended the 10th annual Student Technology Leadership Program state championships, held April 12 at the Lexington Convention Center. The BMHS News team took first place in multimedia content, a competition division in which students use tools to create original learning by combining at least three of the following: animation, audio, design software, images, interactive devices, text, and video. 
HOSA members take second place in state contest to sign up new organ donors HOSA members take second place in state contest to sign up new organ donors
Members of the Ballard Memorial chapter of Health Occupations Students of America were rewarded with second prize in the state of Kentucky for their hard work on the organization’s organ donation sign-up drive. Charlotte Wong of the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates in Lexington came to Ballard County on Feb. 14 to present a $300 check, which will be used by the group to attend HOSA’s state leadership convention in March. 
BMHS' Rehkemper going to state Governor's Cup BMHS' Rehkemper going to state Governor's Cup
Ballard Memorial High School freshman Ryan Rehkemper qualified for state competition in social studies, and will compete on March 11 in Louisville. The BMHS academic team took fourth place overall at Regional Governor’s Cup competition last weekend. 
Adult Education now offering GED classes at Barlow City Library, and Tuesday evening at Adult Ed office
Ballard County Adult Education now is offering GED classes at the Barlow City Library on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. The library is located in the City Hall Annex (old City Hall), behind the City Hall building at 139 N. Fourth St., Barlow. 
FBLA members help design state conference shirt for second year FBLA members help design state conference shirt for second year
For the second year in a row, members of the Ballard Memorial High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter have their design on the state FBLA shirt. 
Seven Bombers named to WKC All-Conference football team Seven Bombers named to WKC All-Conference football team
Seven Bomber football players were named the to the 2016 WKC All-Conference team at a meeting on Dec. 10 at Marshall County High School. 
Artwork by BMHS students chosen as logo for Western Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy coalition Artwork by BMHS students chosen as logo for Western Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy coalition
Three Ballard Memorial High School students were among 26 from Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton and Hickman counties who submitted artwork for a logo contest. The hand-drawn logo by BMHS was chosen to represent the new four-county Western Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE), and was unveiled at the group’s first major conference, held in October at Columbus-Belmont State Park in Hickman County. 
Ballard students participate in First District Honor Choir Ballard students participate in First District Honor Choir
The following students recently participated in the 45th annual First District Honor Choir held at Paducah Tilghman High School. 
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