Carroll County Library Jarrett Boyd
Governors Award in the Arts
County Public Library director
received award from Governor
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 Governors
Award in the Arts.
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 Governors 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 Governors 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 Governors 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
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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