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Craft Academy students participate in Gifted Education Month proclamation ceremony

Two students from the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics students participated in a virtual ceremony proclaiming February as Gifted Education Month in Kentucky.   

Senior Cameron Snowden from Breathitt County, the first Craft Academy student to be accepted to Harvard University, gave a speech about the importance of gifted education programs in Kentucky schools and how he has benefitted from such programs.   

Junior Duncan McGinnis, a native of Greenup, recently named to the Kentucky All-State Symphony as a viola player, performed a piece of music during the proclamation ceremony.   

The video was created by the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) to mark Gifted Education Month. KAGE is a non-profit volunteer group of parents, teachers, administrators, other educators, and all citizens interested in promoting appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented youth in Kentucky.     

The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students located at Morehead State University. The Craft Academy's purpose is to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth.  

For more information about the Craft Academy, visit, email or call 606-783-2093.