BIS celebrates new grant

Barbourville Independent students gathered in the gymnasium on September 28 for a “Welcome to the Neighborhood” assembly. The school celebrated receiving a U.S. Department of Education Promise Neighborhood grant through Berea College. Promise Neighborhood provides workshops, programs, curriculum, funding and many other incentives to schools to promote student success.

For the complete story, see next week’s edition of The Mountain Advocate. Photos by Tasha Stewart.