Jenkins Middle School student Charley Mullins — a rising ninth grader set to enter high school in the fall — has been selected by The Center for Rural Development to be a Rogers Explorer. She is the daughter of Samuel Johnson of Jenkins.
She will spend three days and two nights on a Kentucky college campus attending classes taught by college professors with an emphasis on preparing young people for possible careers in math, science, and technology and developing their skills as the region’s next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs.
Ninety students from across southern and eastern Kentucky will attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.
During the program, participants live in a college dorm, receive instruction in math, science, and technology from college professors, participate in extracurricular activities, and complete a community service project.
All lodging, meals, and program expenses, with the exception of transportation to and from the host site, are provided free of charge to participants.
For more information about Rogers Explorers program, contact Lauren Hayes at 606-677-6000 or via email at Ihayes@centertech.com.