LCA Alum, Gracie Elliott (Class of 2019), has been selected for the 2022 Maurice A. Clay Award, which recognizes the outstanding graduating senior in each academic college at the University of Kentucky. Gracie is being awarded this honor for the UK College of Arts and Sciences. Read More Here
Meredith Elliott only attended LCA for two years, but those two years had a profound impact on her life. She graduated in 2006 and then attended Eastern Kentucky University and Summit Salon Academy. She is currently a licensed cosmetologist at Afterglow Salon & Spa in Frankfort, Kentucky. Read More Here
Maria (Durick) Bennett attend LCA for 13 years and graduated in 2002. After graduation, she attended Georgetown College and Eastern Kentucky University and earned degrees in Elementary Education and Elementary Leadership. She is currently the Director of Technology for Scott County Schools. She and her husband, Mark, have one son, Graham, who is eight years old. Read More Here
Rachel Elam attended LCA for 12 years and graduated in 2014. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in management from Georgetown College. She is currently a Licensed Service Assistant and Vice President of Marketing at Wealth Coach of Kentucky (dba Larry Botts & Associates), while being mentored to be a Financial Advisory in her family's firm. She is also a beekeeper with her own honey business called Provident Crossing Honey, LLC. Read More Here
Dawayna (Wash) Aulick attended LCA for six years and graduated in 1996. She went on to Asbury University and the University of Kentucky and earned a degree in business administration. She currently works at Aulick Chemical Solutions, Inc. She and her husband, Timothy, have four children: Kylee (age 20); Ashlyn (age 18); Kennedy (age 17); and Colton (age 15). Read More Here
Good luck to LCA alum, Will Vernon (Class of 2021) and the North Central Football Team as they play for the Division III National Championship! The game will air tonight, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU.
LCA alum, Carter Hendricksen, will return to Lexington this Friday night as his North Florida team takes on the University of Kentucky at Rupp Arena. Read complete article here.
Jane Katherine (White) Jones attended LCA for 12 years and graduated in 2009. She went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) and is currently a pediatric dentist at Beaumont Kids Dentistry. She and her husband, Austin, have two-year-old twins, Ashlynn and Reed. Read More Here
Adam Huff attended LCA for 14 years and graduated in 2017. He attended Charleston Southern University and is currently attending the University of Kentucky, where he is pursuing a degree in business marketing. He is also an assistant coach for the LCA Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams. Read More Here
Taylor Stapleton attended LCA from kindergarten till he graduated in 2011. He went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration & Marketing and a Master's Degree in Sports Administration. He is currently the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Revenue Generation & Strategic Initiatives at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Read More Here
Congratulations to University of South Carolina Upstate baseball player and LCA alum, Devin Buckner (Class of 2017) on being named the Player of the Week for the Big South Conference! The designated hitter batted .750 and helped the Spartans to a 4-0 record on the week.
Congratulations to Belmont University golfer and LCA alum, Evan Davis (Class of 2017) on being named the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Golfer of the Year!
Mary (Dowdy) Beckerson (Class of 2010) has been published as a contributor in the scientific journal, Clinical Infectious Disease. The article, Trends in Prescribing of Antibiotics and Drugs Investigated for COVID-19 Treatment in U.S. Nursing Home Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared in the March 2021 issue.
Mary has been working for PharMerica for nearly three years and is responsible for data analysis, specifically with their associated long-term care facility customers. When Covid-19 hit, she was asked to provide data for a CDC study on the use of antibiotics and other drugs and how those uses changed because of the virus.
Congratulations to LCA Alum, Laney Frye, on being named the Southeastern Conference Co-Freshman of the Week following a standout performance at last weekend's Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. Read the article here.
Frederick Rupp and John Stein were both LCA lifers (attended K-12) and graduated in 2015. We're excited that they have teamed up this season to come back to LCA and coach the school's 7th grade basketball team. Read More Here
Mary Beth Steger attended LCA for 12 years and graduated in 2015. After high school, she attended the University of Kentucky, where she majored in Family and Consumer Sciences with a minor in Community Leadership Development. She currently works at Danville High School under the leadership of the Family Resource Coordinator as a Transitional Success Coordinator. Mary Beth, who was an LCA cheerleader, also started this year coaching the LCA Little Eagles Cheerleaders. Read More Here
Travis Branham attended LCA for 14 years and graduated in 2012. He went on to attend the University of Kentucky where he graduated with a degree in kinesiology. He is currently a national basketball recruiting analyst at 247 Sports. Travis recently caught up with Brian Ray and talked about his time at LCA, his wife Brooke, and what he's doing now. Read More Here
Brianna (Arnold) Clement and her brother, Sam Arnold, were lifers at LCA. Brianna graduated from LCA in 2013 and Sam followed two years later. Both attended the University of Kentucky and have gone on to pursue careers in the military. Brian Ray recently spent some time talking to both of them along with their parents and Brianna's husband. Read More Here
Killian Rose was an "LCA lifer" (attended K-12) and graduated in 2010. After graduation, she attended Murray State University and majored in non-profit leadership with a minor in art. She is self-employed as a photographer and has traveled the world documenting stories, especially those of women who have escaped human trafficking. Read More Here
Alden Purdy Pinkham attended LCA for three years and graduated in 2002. She went on to attend the University of Virginia where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in English and Spanish in 2006 and a Master's Degree in English in 2007. She also recently graduated from Yale Law School! Read More Here
Andrew and Rachel Hoagland attended LCA from preschool till graduating in 2013. After graduation, Rachel attended Asbury University while Andrew attended the University of Kentucky. They loved the sense of community at LCA and said it was a place that continues to make them feel at home. They recently caught up with Brian Ray and talked about their time at LCA. Read More Here
Taylor Barnette graduated from LCA in 2012 and attended the University of Virginia for one year before transferring to Belmont University. He played basketball for both schools and graduated from Belmont with a degree in Corporate Communications with a minor in Christian Leadership. He recently took some time catching up with Brian Ray about his time at LCA and his current role with the University of Louisville Men's Basketball Program. Read More Here
Andrew Schacht attended Centre College after graduating from LCA in 2015, where he majored in economics and finance with a minor in politics. He is currently serving full-time in missions and just got back home to Lexington after being in Spain and Thailand for nine months. He recently spent some time catching up with Brian Ray and talked about his time at LCA and his future plans. Read More Here
Find out how painting and designing sets for LCA's musical productions set Hayden Gaines (Class of 2016) on the path to major in Interior Design with a minor in Theatre Emphasis on Scenic and Production Design at the University of Kentucky. She recently spent some time catching up with Brian Ray about her time at LCA and how it prepared her for her future career goals. Read More Here
Jimmy Van Epps may have only attended LCA for two years, but it left an impact on his life that continues today. Brian Ray recently caught up with Jimmy and talked more about his decision to attend LCA when he was in high school. It really is a story you don't want to miss! Read More Here
Hear from LCA alums, Sam and Maddie Duff, who met while attending LCA. Sam graduated in 2010 and Maddie in 2011. And they just celebrated their second wedding anniversary! Read More Here
Speaking about LCA, Kelsey (Ach) King, said, "LCA was one of the best gifts that my parents ever gave me!" She is married to Mason, who also went to LCA, but they only met when they attended ministry school in California! They currently live in Redding, California where Kelsey is an administrative assistant at Bethel Church. Read More Here
Lucas Witt attended LCA for eight years and graduated in 2010. He went on to attend the University of Kentucky where he earned a Master's in Business Administration. He recently sat down with Brian Ray to catch up and talk about his time at LCA, including his favorite memories and how LCA prepared him for college and beyond. Read More Here
Jenna Wooten Lee attended LCA from kindergarten - 12 grade and graduated in 2011. She and her husband, Trace, currently live in Tennessee, and Jenna is the Women's Campus Minister at Tennessee Tech's Collegeside Campus Ministry. Find out why she loved her time at LCA and why she feels it was important to attend the school. Read More Here
Kyle Rode attended LCA from 6th-12th grades and graduated in 2019. He is currently a freshman at Liberty University, where he plays basketball. Liberty won the ASUN Championship this year and was set to make its second straight NCAA Tournament appearance before the tournament was canceled due to COVID-19. Find out how LCA prepared Kyle for college and how he has dealt with the disappointment of his first college basketball season ending early. Read More Here