The VIPP Report: eLearn Olympics will award over 100 JCPS students for staying on the right track during their summer vacation

Watkins poses with Olympian Medalist

It’s that time again to see how Louisville youth did over their summer vacation with one of the most inspiring and motivating scholastic driven programs in Jefferson County.  Louisville Central Community Centers, (LCCC) will recognize the achievement 115 youth and their supporters at the eLearn Olympics celebration.  The program will on Monday, August 10th at 10 am.  Students will be presented with gold, silver or bronze medals and other prizes for their achievements using Study Island, a technology-based system that supports the local school district’s Every 1 Learns initiative. Schools and community organizations who support student achievement will also be recognized.

eLearn Olympics was created in 2013 by LCCC as an initiative to celebrate academic achievements of students grades K-12.

In eLearn Olympics, students win prizes and gain public distinction for completing online, skill-building lessons in Study Island. This program is geared toward helping students achieve proficiency in the common-core academic skill areas that are part of Kentucky Department of Education curriculum standards. eLearn Olympics offers annual recognition for participation and achievement in extracurricular academic programs.

JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens, JCPS Board Member Diane Porter, Gheens Foundation CEO Barry Allen, and representatives of the Angel McCoughtry Dream Foundation will join LCCC in honoring these students and their families. The public is invited to attend the celebration on August 10, from 10:00-11:30 am at Old Walnut Street, 1300 W Muhammad Ali Blvd (40203), in the Atrium Room.

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