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Insight students visited the MSU campus July 9-16.

INSIGHT program visits MSU

INSIGHT, a postsecondary preparation program for high school students who are blind or visually impaired, was held on the Morehead State University campus June 9-16.

In its 12th year, the program is a collaboration between MSU, Kentucky Office for the Blind, Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB), Kentucky Education Development Corporation (KEDC) and the KSB Charitable Foundation.

Participating in this year’s camp were: Abby Cassidy, South Shore; Gabrielle Frederick, Paducah; Corbin Gravil, Louisville; Jacob Hack, Morgantown; Chloe Harris, Barbourville; Jasmine Johnson, Booneville; Jacob Jones, Hopkinsville; Amelia Lillie, Louisville; Shane Lowe, Louisville; Hallie Meek, Phelps; Jolean O'Connell, McKee; Megan Peskoe, Louisville; Caden Rich, Louisville; Taryn Seif, Louisville; Blake Terry, Garrett; Landon Thompson, Campbellsville; Mason Tilley, Bedford and Teaera Watkins, Owingsville.

The program is offered to students who have completed the 10th, 11th or 12th grade and is designed to give them a real-world college experience, including living in a residence hall, attending academic classes and practicing orientation and mobility skills in a campus environment. Although a number of INSIGHT alumni have gone on to enroll at MSU, what is learned through the program are highly transferrable college skills that will support success at any postsecondary institution.

Additional information is available by contacting Evangeline Day, Disability Services coordinator, at 606-783-5188 or by visiting www.moreheadstate.edu/disability.
 


Pictured above in the first row, from left: Taryn Seif, Jasmine Johnson, Megan Peskoe, Gabrielle Frederick, and Chloe Harris. Second row, from left: Hallie Meek, Corbin Gravil, Blake Terry, Landon Thompson, Amelia Lillie and Teaera Watkins. Third row, from left: Mason Tilley, Jacob Jones, Jacob Hack, Caden Rich, Shane Lowe and Abby Cassidy.
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