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AMPlify MCS gets school year started for staff

Madison County Schools - through the support of community businesses and partners - hosted the 2nd annual AMPlify MCS opening day event for all full-time staff members on Monday, Aug. 12. The event, which is paid for entire through sponsorships and vendors, bring all full-time staff members of the district together at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts for a half day of professional development.

This year, the staff was fortunate to have Manuel Scott as its keynote speaker. Mr. Scott was one of the original Freedom Writers featured in the 2007 hit film staring Hilary Swank. Mr. Scott shared his story and challenged the MCS staff to continue to care about students.

MCS would like to that all those businesses and community partners who make the day possible. Please click here to view a list of prizes donated and the winners.

Baptist Health Richmond, presenting sponsor
Bob Roberts Insurance, gold sponsor
Linville Insurance, gold sponsor
American Fidelity, gold sponsor
Kentucky National Guard, gold sponsor
Mike's Kids Education Foundation, gold sponsor
Copyrite Printing, silver sponsor
Surge Promotions, silver sponsor
First Gear, silver sponsor
National College, silver sponsor
Elite Martial Arts, silver sponsor
Soft Shoe, bronze sponsor
J and K Kreations, bronze sponsor
Eastside Community Church, bronze sponsor
First Southern National Bank, bronze sponsor
Edward Jones Investments, bronze sponsor
Madison County Sports Television, bronze sponsor
Representative Rita Smart, bronze sponsor
Dental Associates of Richmond, bronze sponsor
Cumberland Valley National Bank, bronze sponsor
Anytime Fitness, bronze sponsor
Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Northern Madison Agency, bronze sponsor
Merle Norman
Mary Kay, Celeste Byrd
Thompson Promotional Products
Richmond Register
Get Fit
Poppy's Donuts
Chiropractic Health Solutions
Just Jewelry
Park Community Credit Union
Richmond Area Arts Council
Richmond Chamber of Commerce
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Madison County Emergency Management Agency
Blue Grass Chemical Stockpile Outreach
5/3 Bank
Kentucky Blood Center
Madison Bank
Cosmic Oasis
Kentucky Education Association/Madison County Education Association
Neil Burns Weight Loss
A Salon
Physcians Weight Loss Center

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