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8 > Image 8 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1990, no. 3

Part of Kentucky alumnus

fo O ni ar va BRICK ROAD { le; j Se l co by Kay_]ohnson ( Hi ab th ar~ wa to i W3 an bu ed . s R RRRgyR;;RffRL;e;j.ieRi>;ijiiRi lol 7 ii I r t _`i[R._ y mi R J V R,_ __ _ RR Sta RY - i es R VRRR ..- RR " ; R R go C ' _ ,sifY`R K I ``` $ CO r` .R;.R. w` ag' . Y RR ` ` R ``` F " rt . R - tO ' R* `R RR; .-R 4 RRR .~ R RRRRR ARRR i i = `.- R R R - R ii >" ~ ~ FE VR R R ` C R `-- R is ` wl""l" " l" li" i ` to of four years, " a :R _: T; the Owensboro Com- "* >r;lt'f_R7_`R ~ I 1 i {gw 4** .`#. - XRRW % CO munity College e. Ml 4 eg as president James _ Y Mcbannel, right, _ W : R wa; saw an open field A _ r hig and sel of blue- , ek _ e W e _ prints become a `f fully approved , i _ R>R , `R ~ U net community col- :" 1 _ _ C lege. In June, the { ;.Qt ` int?-" O Southern Assoia i V. we.- . R _ ` a C ' * "* " ``"R g. RRRRR . RRRR . I ~. RR stir * $''= =- RRRRR.RRR RR R h we ePlel OCC into '~ T .....e=;.~ lull membership igher education available to lower Hancock had 34.6 percent, l Kc] "";;'l'I:::`l:';';9 everyone is partofthe Amer- McLean had 34.6 percent, and Ohio l SKY vmgeel eem"_ ican Dream, and the people Countys rate was 26.4 percent. 5 COI daey status. A I ol Owensboro set about to make sure Owensboro, the third largest city H9 ::';: rs'; thattheyall have access to thatdream. in Kentucky, was lagging far behind m hed exemieee Even with two private colleges in thejefferson County rate ofsending _ seheels more than Owensboro, Kentucky Wesleyan and 48.7 percentofits graduating seniors wl- 29 Y "l "' Brescia, the rate of Daviess County to college, and Fayette Countys 59 th are not as far y H. Q I _ . __ . dec eleee ee oct In t tgh . c iool seniors going on to col- percent. _ the eyes of edu- lege was only 40.7 percent in 1982. A study done by a citizens com- mt} ;;":';I:"':ul;:;; The county lagged behind the state mittee indicated that the low rate of S10! ee eny seheel in level ol, 43.l percent, and rates i`O1` people going to College from the area mug the natien. other counties in the area were even came from the lack of accessible, af- gmc li lyenun kx .\llllIlIIIl\ Fall 1990 Fall