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Passing Along Knowledge to the Next Generation

Making a Difference

KET programs and services help people improve their lives every day. But you don’t have to take our word for it. On these pages, Kentuckians tell their own compelling and inspiring stories of how KET has helped them achieve goals, become more effective in their own work, or simply get more out of life.

Marian Moore Sims seated and smiling in a blue and white striped blouse

Passing Along Knowledge to the Next Generation

For more than 50 years, Marian Moore Sims has worked in education, originally as a teacher with the Fayette County School District and more recently with Morehead State University, where […]

Jared Smith and Abby Piper standing together and smiling on a KET set

Cutting Through the Political Spin

She’s a rural-raised Ronald Regan Republican. He’s a city-reared progressive Democrat. When they debate the issues of the day, Abby Piper and Jared Smith, the husband-and-wife duo of the lobbying […]

A portrait of Hilma Prather seated in a chair in front of a fireplace with a dog standing next to her.

A Service to Kentuckians

In the early years of Hilma Prather’s career, when she worked as a teacher and later a principal with Somerset Independent Schools, she’d always held a “teacher’s appreciation” for KET […]

Portrait of KET employee Kevin Combs

Bringing Learning to Life

A year removed from his life as a student at Asbury University, KET’s Kevin Combs regularly travels across the Commonwealth, putting together video stories about the communities he visits in […]

Ann Bakaus smiling and standing outside in a sleeveless blue shirt on a sunny day with greenery and sky in soft-focus in the background

A Resource for Generations to Come

At the close of this month, the city of Lexington is poised to break ground on Town Branch Park, a 10-acre public greenspace behind Rupp Arena that will connect more […]