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INSIGHT camp gives students campus experience

INSIGHT, a postsecondary preparation program for high school students who are blind or visually impaired, was held on the Morehead State University campus June 8-15. 

INSIGHT is a collaboration between MSU, the Kentucky Office for the Blind, Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB), Kentucky Education Development Corporation (KEDC) and the KSB Charitable Foundation. Nineteen students attended the camp this year. 

The program is designed to give visually impaired high school students a real-world college experience, including living in a residence hall, attending academic classes and practicing orientation and mobility skills in a campus environment. The skills students learn at INSIGHT are highly transferrable college skills that will support success at any postsecondary institution. 

For more information about INSIGHT, contact Evangeline Day, MSU disability services coordinator, at, call 606-783-5188 or visit  

Photo caption: Participants in this year’s INSIGHT camp are: Front row from left: Diane Downard, orientation and mobility intern; Alex Daniels, Johnson County; Kierstin Bandy, Webster County; Riley Seif, Jefferson County; Taryn Seif, Jefferson County; Chassity Noble, Breathitt County; Katherine Messer, Whitley County; and Madison Hundley, Letcher County. Second row, from left: Teaera Watkins, Bath County; Noah Kidwell, Anderson County; Charlie Cocklin, Robertson County; Nicole Arnett, Rockcastle County; Amy Craigon, orientation and mobility intern; Jasmine Johnson, Owsley County; Braden Head, Warren County; and Connie Hill-INSIGHT program coordinator. Third row, from left: Tim Nelson orientation and mobility coordinator; Jacob Jones, Christian County; Mason Tilley, Trimble County; Josh Rister, Lewis County; Addison Evers, Jefferson County; Tyler Brown, Campbell County; Janell Turner, Kentucky Office for the Blind/vocational rehabilitation transition coordinator; Katie Boes, resident advisor/teacher of the visually impaired; Kelly Stewart, orientation and mobility instructor; and Bo Mullins, resident advisor.