ESU/KY OCTOBER TEACHER NEWSLETTER
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The English-Speaking Union of the United States (ESU US) is a non-profit, non-political, educational service organization whose mission is to promote scholarship and the advancement of knowledge through the effective use of English in an expanding global community.
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The 24th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Competition was held on March 1 at Bellarmine Univeristy.
Matt Wallace, Producing Artistic Director, Kentucky Shakespeare
Kathi E. B. Ellis, Director, Josephine Summerstage
Dr. Chuck Hatton, Bellarmine University Professor of English
Dr. John Gatton, Bellarmine University Professor of English
Keith McGill, Actor, teaching artist, stand-up comedian
The winners were:
1st Place - Mylon Joseph Cox, Youth Performing Arts High School, Georgette Kleier, teacher
2nd Place - Alex Francke, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Paul Thomas, teacher
3rd Place - Courtney Calmiese, Atherton High School, Andy Perry, teacher
The Kentucky Branch, English Speaking Union's Scholarship Committee is delighted to announce the 2015 Scholars who will attend the British University Summer School Program:
Patrick Griffo, Bellarmine University to study History, Politics & Society at Oxford University.
Matthew Reicherbach, Bellarmine University to study English Literature at Oxford University
Adeline Wilson, University of Louisville to study Contemporary Literature at the Scottish Universities.
Matthew Waldrop, Male High School, Louisville, KY to study History, Politics & Society at Oxford University.
Natalie Gibson, June Buchanan School, Pippa Pass, KY to study Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre.
The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.
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