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The John R. Hall Endowment for Education

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Kentucky Educational Television is the nation’s largest public television network and Kentucky’s largest classroom, delivering science, math, and humanities instructional resources into every school. At the heart of KET is education — our middle name. But there is more work to be done, and lives to touch.

The creation of the John R. Hall Endowment for Education will raise $2 million to support education in Kentucky.

Named in honor of John R. Hall, former CEO of Ashland Oil (now Ashland Inc.) and a longtime supporter of KET, the endowment has raised $1.8 million. In future years, annual proceeds from the endowment will be used to help support educational and instructional services.

May this endowment secure KET’s founding purpose in perpetuity, drive innovation and excellence, and serve as a lasting monument to KET’s and Mr. Hall’s imprint on Kentucky’s schools, teachers, and learners of all ages and circumstances.

Join these generous donors in the building of the John R. Hall Endowment for Education:

  • A Morehead Friend (anonymous)
  • Anonymous
  • Ashland, Inc.
  • Mira Ball and the late Don Ball
  • James E. and the late Lucy Bassett, III
  • Brown-Forman
  • Mr. and Mrs. James R. Boyd
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Bullard
  • Mrs. Mary Butler
  • Eli and Mary Lynne Capilouto
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Carey
  • The C. E. and S. Foundation
  • Commonwealth Fund for KET
  • Ms. Clara DeWilde
  • Robert and Sue Wylie Fox
  • Victor and Virginia Fox
  • Catherine Hall Giannasi
  • The late Ambrose Givens
  • James E. and Anne I. Hall
  • Hardscuffle, Inc.
  • James F. and Gay G. Hardymon
  • Harper Industries, Inc.
  • Hilary Boone Foundation, Inc.
  • Jim and Pat Host
  • Humana Foundation
  • Husch Blackwell
  • Martha Rivers Ingram
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Mr. John W. “Jack” Kessler
  • Dr. Roger J. and Julie W. Klein
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lee
  • Charles J. and Jo S. Luellen
  • Mrs. Nancy A. Mueller
  • The late Dorothy Murrell
  • The late Virginia Murrell
  • David and Wendy Novak, Lift for Life Foundation
  • James J. and Katherine O’Brien
  • Dr. Eric Ostertag and Zery Tavakoli
  • The Honorable Peggy P. Patterson and Mr. Charles E. Patterson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pecko
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Pettus
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pettus
  • Pin Oak Charitable Fund
  • The late O. Leonard and Lillian Press
  • Michael and Margaret Ruehling
  • Bishop William and Marlin Sanders
  • Phyllis Spears
  • Jim and Katy Stephenson
  • Kathy and Tommy Tompkins
  • Toyota U.S.A. Foundation
  • The Virginia Clark Hagan Charitable Foundation
  • Beverly T. Wagner
  • David and Gail Williams
  • Chris and Josefine Young
  • Harry Mac Zachem