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Broadcast live from New York on KET and public television stations across the country, the 6th annual American Graduate Day focuses on the power of mentorships and workforce development opportunities in the American high school experience.
The next episode of KET’s Connections with Renee Shaw sits down with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview. Chao discusses the U.S. Department of Transportation’s involvement in emergency response and rebuilding efforts following destruction from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; plans to address the nation’s transportation infrastructure; and U.S. immigration policy and reported tensions between her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and President Trump.
The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life captures the magic of the recent solar eclipse, as seen from Hopkinsville and Franklin. Plus, the program celebrates the centennial of Man O’ War and travels to Mammoth Cave to learn about some of its earliest visitors.
High school students interested in cancer research opportunities are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2018 Emperor Science Award Program, sponsored by Stand Up To Cancer and PBS LearningMedia. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 1.
Shae Hopkins, KET executive director and CEO, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as co-chair of the Organization of State Broadcast Executives (OSBE) Board of Directors.