SaVannah Rash, Taylor County Middle School sixth grader, won first place in the Abraham Lincoln Speech Contest on Saturday.
Rash will receive reserved seating at the Bicentennial Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Featured invited guests include President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, Gov. Steven L. Beshear, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin, and actor Sam Waterston from Law & Order.
Music will be provided by the Saxton Cornet Band and the American Spiritual Ensemble.