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Hopkins County Counselor Honored with KECSAC Award

Shannon Bowles accepts certificate from Amy Smith with Steve Faulk next to her

Shannon Bowles, guidance counselor at Hopkins County Day Treatment was honored by Hopkins County Board of Education on Aug. 15 for receiving the 2022 Outstanding Support Staff Award from the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children.

In the KECSAC awards presentation, Bowles was described as someone with a big heart who always sees the best in students. She is an effective and caring counselor who will have the tough conversations students need while making sure they feel at home at the school.

This award is in recognition of outstanding leadership and service. KECSAC is a statewide collaborative that works with state agencies, school districts, and local programs to ensure state agency children receive a quality education comparable to all Kentucky students. Bowles considers serving children and youth in state care a calling, and goes above and beyond every day!

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