ESU Kentucky Branch

A Message from the Kentucky Branch President

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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News And Events

The 24th Annual ESU/Shakespeare Competition

Presented by the English Speaking Union Kentucky Branch

March 1, 2015
1:00 pm
Wyatt Center for the Arts
Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY

For all information and rules of the competition go to:

 Please send school participation form ASAP.

Deadline for entry is February 25, 2015.

 Map of Bellarmine Univeristy Campus:

 For more information and questions email Andy Perry at: or call 502-552-8608.


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Congratulations 2015 BUSS Scholars

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.


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