Ballard Memorial High School News
Cooper earns spot on All-Purchase basketball team
Ballard Memorial High School junior Keagan Cooper was selected for the All-Purchase basketball team this year. Only 10 student-athletes from the region can earn this honor. 
Ballard students visit Frankfort, meet new senator, witness bill signing
Twenty-six students from this year’s sixth-grade Junior Leadership class at Ballard County Middle School were joined by 4H teens and members of the Ballard Memorial High School Student Ambassadors on a trip to Frankfort on March 25.  
Seventeen BMHS HOSA members qualify for national competition
Seventeen members of the Ballard Memorial chapter of Health Occupations Students of America qualified to compete at the national level at the March 14 state leadership conference in Louisville. Another seven qualified to be alternates.  
Sixteen Ballard FBLA students qualify for state competition at Region 1 conference
Members of the Ballard Memorial chapter of Future Business Leaders of America recently attended the Region 1 Conference at Murray State University. Sixteen students qualified for state competition at the event. 
Bombers excel at Ken-Ten weightlifting competition
Bomber football players brought home three medals from the first-ever Kentucky-Tennessee Border Brawl Power Lifting meet, held Feb. 28 at Hopkinsville High School.  
Jones chosen as Teen of the Week
Breanna Jones was chosen as the Paducah Bank's Teen of the Week. Click the link below for more information.  
BMHS places second at District Governor's Cup
The Ballard Memorial High School Governor’s Cup team placed second overall in the Jan. 24 district competition at Mayfield High School. They were to compete in the Regional Governor’s Cup on Feb. 14 at McCracken County High School. 
Two students awarded cash for essay contest
LaCenter resident Dick Moore said the idea came out of a conversation with his friends about low voter turnout. He decided he ask students their views on “Why People Don’t Vote.” Moore worked with the social studies department at Ballard Memorial High School, and offered a cash prize in an essay contest open to all students. 
Baseball standout Chandler signs with Illinois college
Ballard Memorial High School senior Lee Chandler signed an offer to play baseball for Olney (Ill.) Central Community College on Jan. 26 at BMHS.  
Plumbers and Steamfitters make donation to welding program
Local 184 of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union out of Paducah brought a $2,000 donation to the welding program at Ballard County Career and Technical Center on Jan. 23.  
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