The Nelson County Economic Development Agency has donated $250 to the Bardstown High School National Honor Society program as a way to show their appreciation to these high school students for their help in keeping Bardstown a clean place for visitors.
Over spring and summer breaks more than 35 National Honor Society members picked up litter, cleaned up planters and replanted new plants in downtown Bardstown. Students will also help the city prepare for the holiday season on November 27 and 28 by hanging winter decorations.
Since the group focuses on volunteerism the donation will be used to purchase materials for future service projects.
National Honor Society membership is based on a candidate’s outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These students are high academic achievers, developing their leadership skills, and providing service to the community. It is through this culture of service that these relationships between the high school students and care center residents have developed.
Front row (left to right): Destiny Gordon and Sara Hodges. Second row (left to right): Christian Brockman, Dylan Hardesty, Lakin Festervan, Paige Bowman, Jakara Cotton and Victoria Harris. Third row (left to right): Brienna Kinnison, Chip Sketo, Ben Holleran, Ashley Zizzo, Jack Downs and Lily King.