Trigg County Middle School teacher Denise Young was recognized in the Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award. Ms. Young teachers 7th grade Social Studies where she creates an exciting, hands-on classroom for her students. The contest is sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of State and awards honors to basketball regions in the state. Ms. Young had to complete an application packet including an extensive overview showing how she promotes civic engagement. Each school in the districts may submit an entry. Ms. Young’s entry was the winner for Region 2. All regional winners were recognized during state basketball tournament on Friday, March 20th in Lexington, KY. Pictured with Ms. Young are Alison L. Grimes, Kentucky Secretary of State and Ethel Tierney, Office of the Secretary of State. Congratulations Ms. Denise Young as an outstanding representative of Trigg County Public Schools.