Governor Andy Beshear visits Ignite Institute
Governor Andy Beshear visited Ignite Institute Friday afternoon and Ignite Scholars led a tour of the facility that his father, (former Governor Steve Beshear) helped to procure from Toyota while he was in office. Student Ambassadors and Ignite Scholars Lauryn Brinthaupt and Jack Gatlin took the Governor, his team and the media on tours of the first of it's kind state of the art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) high school in Kentucky. The Governor was shown the area of Ignite that will be receiving a renovation/addition thanks to money approved by the Governor. Following the tour Governor Beshear gave a speech about his Education Budget Proposal and took his time to talk to and take pictures with students and staff of Ignite.