Sunday, August 13, 2000

Kentucky people you know

CovCath grad studying at Air Force Academy
        COVINGTON David Leong, a May graduate of Covington Catholic High School received appointments to the United States Air Force Academy, West Point and the Naval Academy. Nominated by U.S. Rep. Ken Lucas, D-Richwood, David accepted the appointment to the Air Force Academy and joined his cadet class in Colorado Springs, Colo. in late June.

UK grad accepted into Harvard program
               VILLA HILLS — Rachel Brinker, a recent magna cum laude graduate of the University of Kentucky, has been accepted into the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

        Ms. Brinker, a 1997 graduate of Summit Country Day School, was a member of Pi Beta Social Sorority, the Golden Key National Honor Society and president of the UK Pre-dental Society.

Museum announces art auction winners
               COVINGTON — Winning entries in the Behringer-Crawford Museum's eighth annual silent art auction have been announced.

        Cash prize winners are Melanie Spencer of Fort Thomas, first place for “Oregon Coastline,” a color photo; Holland Davidson of Cincinnati, second place for “Rope's End,” oil on Masonite; Paula Risch Head of California, Ky., third place for “Autumn Colors,” oil on canvas; and Scott Addis of Cincinnati, third place for “Autumn Full of Itself.”

        Honorable mentions went to “My Favorite Vineyard,” mixed media by Wolfgang A. Ritschel of Cincinnati; “Miss Beadi Piggette,” cloth and beads by Patricia Statzer of Cincinnati; Flowering Cityscape, enamel on metal by Vivian B. Kline of Cincinnati; and “Still Life with Plants,” acrylic on canvas by Lynn Meyers Gordon of Cincinnati.

        Cynthia Kukla, professor of art at the University of Illinois, and Kimberly Burleigh, professor of art at the University of Cincinnati, judged the entries.

        This year's silentART event runs Aug. 6-Sept. 10 and kicks off the museum's freshART auction on Sept. 9.

Golfers win medals at Bluegrass Games

               INDEPENDENCE — Several Northern Kentucky residents won medals for disc golf in the state's Bluegrass Games.

        In the Amateur Men's Grandmasters division, William Abbey of Kenton County won top honors and a gold medal. In the Amateur Men's Open division , Boone County's Kyle Behymer won the bronze medal. Amy Bohart of Grant County won gold in the Amateur Women's Open division with a score of 130. In the Amateur 16 and under Youth Boys division, Nate Abbey won the silver medal with his two-round total of 125. In the Professional Men's Masters division, Jeff Eades of Boone County won silver with a score of 105.

        People You Know appears Sunday in The Kentucky Enquirer. To submit an item, write to People You Know, The Kentucky Enquirer, 226 Grandview Drive, Fort Mitchell 41017. You can fax items to (606) 578-5565.


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