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Uniquely Kentucky

Making a Difference

KET programs and services help people improve their lives every day. But you don’t have to take our word for it. On these pages, Kentuckians tell their own compelling and inspiring stories of how KET has helped them achieve goals, become more effective in their own work, or simply get more out of life.

A photographic portrait of former Kentucky governor, The Honorable John Y. Brown, Jr. smiling and seated wearing a blue suit with lots of framed images on the wall behind him.

Uniquely Kentucky

When KET first took to the airwaves in 1968, broadcasting educational programming to schools across Kentucky, John Y. Brown, Jr., the former governor and restaurant magnate, said he watched the […]

A photographic portrait of Dr. Felicia Cumings Smith smiling in a red dress with blue curtains in the background.

Opportunity Through Education

For more than 25 years, Dr. Felicia Cumings Smith has helped Kentuckians harness the power of education to improve their and their families’ lives. It’s a calling she’s pursued in […]

A photographic portrait of Ernie and Georgia Green Stamper standing side by side outside in front of trees with many pink blossoms.

Bringing History to Life

As seventh-generation Kentuckians, with family roots dating back to the time of the Revolutionary War, Ernie and Georgia Green Stamper say it’s no surprise they share a love of history. […]

A portrait of Brittany Robinson and her son Mason sitting on a couch and smiling.

Navigating childhood adventures

When unidentified paw prints were discovered in the backyard of Brittany Robinson’s Louisville home, her son, Mason, eagerly took up the case. “He grabbed a pen and pad and even […]

A photo portrait of Luther Deaton smiling in a white shirt and pink-and-blue-striped tie.

Investing in education

Luther Deaton, chairman, president and CEO of Central Bank, has been a longtime supporter of KET.   The reason, he says, is simple—because of all the work KET does to support […]