Monthly Archives: April 2008

Slush and Scholars

Now that I am a month or so removed from scoring applications for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program, I can look back with a certain level of objectivity I could not find while wading through a waist-deep pile of papers. … Continue reading

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My First Partial

Yesterday, among my regular email fodder–Writer’s Almanac, CNN, my Daily Dilbert–I saw one that took my breath away. Wedged in between my comic and a MySpace friend request from some girl I’ve never met who swears she met me at … Continue reading

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A Letter to Applicants of the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program

Dear Applicant: Every year for the past five, I have volunteered to read a portion of the applications for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program. This five-week program, held on various college campuses across the Bluegrass, allows gifted high school students … Continue reading

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