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Matt Fisher poses for a photo in his classroom

Matt Fisher named ExCEL Award winner

Fisher teaches mechanical engineering at Olmsted Academy North.​

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Jamon Brown, a football player, speaks to students in the gym

Thomas Jefferson Middle surprised with pop-up party

The party was part of the district's #EveryDayCounts attendance initiative. 

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Dr. Pollio stands at a podium at Ballard High School

JCPS launches apprenticeship program

JCPS recently celebrated the launch of its new apprenticeship program. 

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Alumni Spotlight: Dawne Gee
Headshot of Dawne Gee on an I am JCPS poster

Dawne Gee joined WAVE 3 News in August 1994 and anchors WAVE 3 News at 5:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. She also hosts WAVE Country with Dawne Gee. The 30-minute program, which airs weekdays at 12 p.m., profiles people making a difference in our community and highlights events of interest happening in the area. It also features local restaurants, fashions, current events, authors and newsmakers.

As a WAVE 3 News personality, Dawne hosted WAVE 3 Listens for four years. Dawne also has distinguished herself with the production of the WAVE 3 Step Awards which aired its first live broadcast in February 1997.

Dawne is active in the community, serving on the Brain Injury Association of Kentucky Board and donating her time to several community organizations. In addition to JCPS, she also is an alumnae of the University of Louisville.

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