Several students with connections to Owen County were recently invited to serve as pages for members of the Kentucky General Assembly.
State Sen. Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown), right, welcomed Taylor McAlister and Gabriel Henderson, eighth-graders at Bowling Middle School, to the floor of the Kentucky Senate. Taylor, the child of Virgil and Pam McAlister, and Gabriel, the child of Alan and Angel Guyan, served as Thayer’s pages Feb. 28.
On Feb. 24, Lenna Hamilton Wilson, center, served as a page for Barren County State Rep. Johnny Bell, left, in Frankfort. Pictured with them is Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo. Lenna is the daughter of Jill and Randolph Wilson III of Lexington, and granddaughter of Lue Ree Ball and the late R.O. Ball Jr. of New Liberty. Lenna’s great-grandmother, Lenna Gray Wilson of Glasgow, was one of the first women legislators in Kentucky, serving from 1954 to 1956. Lenna is a sophomore in the Liberal Arts Academy at Henry Clay High School in Lexington. She is a member of the Henry Clay Orchestra, the Henry Clay Tennis Team and several school, church and civic organizations.