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Carroll County Library Jarrett Boyd

Carrollton’s Boyd receives
Governor’s Award in the Arts

Carroll County Public Library director
received award from Governor

Staff Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2003) – Carroll County Public Library director Jarrett Boyd was among a select group of people honored March 4 in Frankfort, Ky. by receiving the 2002 Governor’s Award in the Arts.

Boyd and Patton

Jarrett Boyd with
Kentucky Gov.
Paul Patton

This year, each recipient was presented dulcimers made by nationally acclaimed musician and craftsman Homer Ledford. The presentations were made in the Capitol Rotunda and marked the 25th anniversary of the Governor’s Awards in the Arts including the distinguished B. Hudson Milner Award.
“This anniversary is a testament to the hard work, generous giving and strong commitment that give fuel to the arts in Kentucky today,” said Gov. Paul E. Patton.
Boyd received the Community Arts (Individual) Award. Other award winners were: Donna S. Hall, Lexington, Milner Award; John Henry, Chattanooga, Tenn., (originally from Lexington), National Award; Moses Goldberg, Louisville, Artist Award; Fifth Third Bank, Kentucky, Business Award; Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc., Louisville, Community Arts (Organization) Award; Deborah M. Shannon, Louisville, Education Award; Dr. Lynwood Montell, Oakland, Folk Heritage Award; City of Paducah Artist Relocation Program, Paducah, Government Award; and The Lane Report, Lexington, Media Award.
The Kentucky Arts Council coordinates the Governor’s Awards in the Arts on behalf of the governor. A public reception was held following the award ceremony on the Mezzanine level in the Capitol Rotunda, plus a luncheon for the recipients at the Governor’s Mansion and afternoon recognition by the Kentucky General Assembly.
The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Education, Arts and Humanities Cabinet, creating opportunities for participating in the arts.
In a continued partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kentucky Arts Council plays a critical role in promoting cultural tourism, enhancing economic development and securing a strong foothold for the arts in education.

• To read more about the honorees, visit: www.kyarts.org/govaward/recips.htm.

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