DR. JOHNNIE GRISSOM AWARD WINNER
The KBE awarded the 5th annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Franklin-Simpson High School Principal Tim Schlosser and the school’s Student Support Team. The school has been named one of only two Hub Schools in Kentucky, providing assistance to other schools by showcasing best practices and a systems-based approach to achieving student growth.
Kentucky Board of Education Chair Roger Marcum, left, and Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday, right, present Franklin-Simpson High School (Simpson Co.) principal Tim Schlosser and the school's Student Support Team with the Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award in Frankfort, Ky. Photo by Amy Wallot, April 9, 2014
WKU HONORS STUDENTS FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Nov. 5, 2013--WKU honored 35 students from six high schools in five southcentral Kentucky counties for their academic achievements.
This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 28.8 and grade-point average of 3.94 and included 25 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and one National Merit Semifinalist.
WKU honored nine students from Franklin-Simpson High School. Front row (from left): Courtney Page, Alecia Johnson, Connor Smith, Hannah McKinney, Mercedes Duncan, Blaine Patty, WKU President Gary Ransdell; back row: superintendent Jim Flynn, Robin Tyler, Harrison Kummer, counselor Amanda Bills, Jenna Curtis, principal Tim Schlosser. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)
2013 FFA National Convention
In the Agriscience Competition, Jessie Clinard and Josh Cothern placed 10th in the nation with their project entitled "Moisture Madness". Jacob Fleming placed 9th in the nation with his project "Pulling Power". Lilly Robertson was the sole National Finalist from Kentucky and placed 3rd in the nation with her project "Organic vs. Conventional: A Study of Societies Misconceptions".
The Agronomy team placed 11th out of 34 teams in the nation and received a Gold Rating for their efforts. The agronomy team consisted of Abbey Yates, Bailey Holloway, Jacob Fleming, and Lilly Robertson.
FSHS named Kentucky "HUB" school by Commissioner Holliday
Sept. 2013 - Senior Robin Tyler named National Merit Semifinalist
Sept. 27, 2013 - FSHS in Top 3% of schools in Kentucky! (KDE School Report Card data)
2013 KPREP - Simpson County Schools – Score 71.8 – Distinguished Rating
With the release of this year’s KPREP results, Simpson County has much to celebrate!
- Franklin-Simpson High School achieved a score of 71.8 and is classified as a Distinguished School!
- Franklin-Simpson High School’s performance placed it in the Top 3% of all high schools and ranked 12th in the entire state!
- FSHS is also the #1 ranked high school in our region!