unique http://wfpl.org en UNIQUE: 71-Year-Old JCPS Student Makes Good on Pact With Son to Earn High School Diploma http://wfpl.org/post/unique-71-year-old-jcps-student-makes-good-pact-son-earn-high-school-diploma <p>Graduation day is coming soon for thousands of Louisville area public school students.</p><p>We’re taking a look at unique ways graduates have earned their diplomas.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">I sat down with </span>Charlette<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> </span>Edmondson<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> Alexander, who went back into the public school system recently and got her diploma at age 71.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"I am so proud of myself I cried when the guy told me I had passed. I'm just excited," she says.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 5645 at http://wfpl.org UNIQUE: 71-Year-Old JCPS Student Makes Good on Pact With Son to Earn High School Diploma UNIQUE: WFPL Gives a Recorder to a Louisville High School Senior Enrolled in Online Classes http://wfpl.org/post/unique-wfpl-gives-recorder-louisville-high-school-senior-enrolled-online-classes <p>Graduation day is almost here for thousands of area students and we're taking a look at unique ways students are earning their diplomas.</p><p><img alt="cleardot" height="1" src="file:///C:\TEMP\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif" width="1"></p><p>Seventeen-year-old Darianne Hudson withdrew from Louisville’s Ballard High School a year ago and she enrolled in Jefferson County High School’s online program.</p><p>WFPL gave Hudson a recorder, which she’s carried around for the past several weeks.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:56:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 5637 at http://wfpl.org UNIQUE: WFPL Gives a Recorder to a Louisville High School Senior Enrolled in Online Classes UNIQUE: A Ride With Retiring JCPS Bus Driver, Terri Evans http://wfpl.org/post/unique-ride-retiring-jcps-bus-driver-terri-evans <p>As part of our occasional series Unique, we're taking in-depth looks at the stories of students, families and faculty in Jefferson County Public Schools this schools year.</p><p>Today, we're visiting with a veteran bus driver Terri Evans who is just weeks away from retirement.</p><p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 10:53:21 +0000 Devin Katayama 2070 at http://wfpl.org UNIQUE: A Ride With Retiring JCPS Bus Driver, Terri Evans UNIQUE: A Visit With JCPS Student and Mother Hannah Watkins http://wfpl.org/post/unique-visit-jcps-student-and-mother-hannah-watkins <p>As part of our new series UNIQUE, we’re spending the next year finding the stories of students, teachers and families that make up our local public education system.</p><p>Today we visit with 17-year-old Hannah Watkins, a student at South Park TAPP, one of the district’s two schools serving teen mothers and mothers-to-be.</p><p>Watkins plans on graduating this year after spending the last two years in the program. She shares her experiences and gives us her perspective of a much needed program.</p><p></p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 1392 at http://wfpl.org UNIQUE: A Visit With JCPS Student and Mother Hannah Watkins