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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Past Evelyn Thurman Award Winners

Past Evelyn Thurman Award Winners

2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

 


 

2013

 Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani

Same Sun Here

 

 


 

2012

The Pirate of Kindergarten
by George Ella Lyon and
illustrated by Lynne Avril

The Pirate of Kindergarten

 


 

 

2011

 To Come and Go Like Magic by Katie Packard Fawcett
To Come and Go Like Magic

 

 

 


 

 

2010

The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby: The Story of Jimmy Winkfield,
written by Crystal Hubbard and
illustrated by Robert McGuire.
 The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby

 

 


 

 

2009

Sluggers #2: Horsin' Around
by Loren Long and Phil Bildner
 Sluggers

 

   


 

 

2008

The Secret of the Lonely Grave
by Albert A. Bell, Jr.

 February 2008

 The DragonFly Door,
written by John Adams and illustrated by Barbara L. Gibson.

October 2008

The Secret of the Lonely Grave

The Dragon Fly Door

 

 

 

 

 

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