Caverna student Kenyan Wood has been selected for WKU’s Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science.
Established in 2007, the STEM program for gifted and talented juniors and seniors allows students to finish their junior and senior years of high school while they start college. It’s an academically challenging program for students pursuing their interests in advanced science, technology, engineering, and mathematical careers.
“Kenyan has an amazing work ethic and perseveres through any task put before him,” said Caverna Assistant Superintendent Amanda Abell. “He has a positive attitude and upstanding character.”
Kenyan will enter the program as a junior, where he will complete his junior and senior years. While he is still undecided on his future career path, he enjoys the areas of science, technology, and mathematics.
“The Gatton Academy will be able to provide Kenyan many more advanced courses and research opportunities than he could ever experience in a typical high school environment,” added Abell.
Kenyan will join other students from across the state and will have opportunities to conduct research with professors, study abroad, and attend college classes.