Glasgow High School ranked 9th Kentucky school after accomplishments

National Quiz Bowl winners & National Disney chef competitors speak

 

 

GLASGOW, Ky. – Glasgow High School Scotties are celebrating a huge national award. For years, GHS has hovered in the top 10 Kentucky ranked schools. This year is no exception.

Just Recently U.S. News & World Report ranked Glasgow the 9th best school in Kentucky. The article applauds the opportunities students have to take Advanced Placement coursework and esams.85 percent of Glasgow High School students participate in AP courses, and 98 percent of the students graduate. 

Glasgow High School Principal Dr. Amy Allen says, “Our demographics are completely different than the schools that rank above us. One of the things that we are very proud of is that we have about 35% of our students are considered minorities, so they’re students of color. Most of the schools that rank above us are not like that.” 

Their 2022 school rank is only one of many recent accolades the Scotties have clutched.

This year’s Quiz Bowl team’s recent clean sweep national championship shows in Chicago. 

2022 Quiz Bowl Champion and senior Griffin Reid said, “I tried to make an example of myself so that everybody else can follow and know that that’s what they’re supposed to do.”

GHS Academic Team coach Todd Garrison said, “Getting to watch them get the recognition they deserve from the schools from Chicago, and Oklahoma, and from New Hampshire and all these other schools, it’s just wonderful to see them get that.”

Most recently, the Scotties’ culinary arts program National Winners of the Disney Cook Around the World.

These schools’ junior chefs competed against over 50 teams across the country.

“It was an amazing experience for all of us,” said national winner and senior Graycen Flatt. 

“We just want our kids to have opportunities,” said Allen. “The whole world is at their feet. When they walk across that stage at graduation they have many more opportunities in life than they ever did when they first got to us.”