Kentucky Secretary of State Essay Contest: An annual contest for high school students about the First Amendment and the right to vote.
James Madison Award: Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are two of the linchpins of American democracy. The Scripps Howard First Amendment Center in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications at the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information annually recognizes a Kentuckian who has made an outstanding contribution to the First Amendment.
The State of the First Amendment Address: An annual address for students and members of the community about their First Amendment right of free expression.
Promoting Public Trust: a DVD outlining for public officials their responsibilities under Kentucky’s Open Records and Open Meetings laws. The DVD features Attorney General Jack Conway, media attorneys Jon Fleischaker and Jeremy Rogers, retired journalist Al Smith and is emceed by KET’s Rene Shaw. Assistant Attorney General Amye Bensenhaver and Jeremy Rogers assisted with the script.
University of Kentucky Spelling Bee: The regional spelling bee for students in 90 Kentucky counties; the winner competing in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., area