Haley Kirtley, a Taylor County High School junior, recently took part in the Kentucky Governors School for the Arts.
Kirtley, the only local student to participate, competed in drama and news media. She was among 1,300 from across the state to compete.
GSA provides hands-on arts opportunities for the states talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects and visual artists.
Kirtley plans to major in photography. She is the daughter of Robert and Carol Kirtley of Campbellsville.