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Kentucky
Regional Coordinator: Joe Percefull
News & Updates
February 26, 2017

Congratulations to Graves Co. 4-H who represented Kentucky at the Future City National Finals over President's Day weekend.  The team travelled to Washington, D.C. and came away with an overall 8th place finish!  This is the highest finish for any Kentucky team at Future City Nationals.  This 8th place finish also included 6th place in the model category and OVERALL 1st in the world in the presentation category.

We are extremely proud of Graves County!  Stay tuned...

February 19, 2017

Congratulations to the Regional Champion for 2017, Graves County 4-H.  They will represent Kentucky at the National Finals in February.  Also, for the first year, we would like to congratulate Brandeis Elementary (Aquapod) for being the first Regional Elementary Champion!

August 26, 2016

If you work with 4th and 5th graders, now they CAN compete in Future City.  Our Junior Division will begin in the fall of 2016 and will culminate in a Junior Division champion in January.  Email Joe Percefull, Regional Coordinator at joe.percefull@oldham.kyschools.us to learn more!

May 19, 2016

The Power of Public Space 

The single most important ingredient in any city is people. And people need a variety of public spaces throughout their city, both indoors and outdoors, where they can meet, relax, play, learn, connect, share cultures, create community, and build civic identity. When city planners and engineers develop public spaces they don’t just consider open fields or existing parks and plazas, they look at sites...

May 19, 2016

We want to take a second and congratulate our regional champion, Pikeville Jr. HS on their top 12 NATIONAL finish at Future City.  Way to go in representing Kentucky!!

June 08, 2013

Waste Not, Want Not 

Humans create a lot of trash. Each of the nearly 320 million citizens of the United States, for example, generates an average of 4.3 pounds of trash per person, per day. That makes solid waste management (the collection and processing of trash) one of the most important health, safety, and environmental services a city provides for its residents.

Over the years, cities and towns have managed their trash in a variety of ways, including dumping it into...

January 30, 2012

On January 19th, 42 teams attended the 2015 Future City Competition at the University of Kentucky.  Representing schools from around the state (and Tennessee), nearly 200 students competed.  Pikeville Junior High School won the overall championship followed closely by Graves County 4-H (runner-up) and Clayton-Bradley Academy, TN (3rd place).

 

Pikeville will represent Kentucky at the National Competition in February in Washington, DC!