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Recruitment and Preview Days

Preview Days

We highly encourage families to consider attending one of our Preview Days held on the WKU campus.  Preview Days are a wonderful opportunity for prospective applicants and their families to meet with current Gatton Academy students and their parents, visit our campus, and gain a better understanding of student life at The Gatton Academy. 


High School and Community Information Sessions

We are currently in the planning process for the fall of 2018.  As visits are planned or once we visit a school, we note both the school/community and the date below.


2018 - 2019 Sessions

Each year, The Gatton Academy visits high schools and communities around the Commonwealth of Kentucky during the fall and spring semesters.  Information sessions are a wonderful opportunity to speak with Gatton Academy representatives without having to travel to Bowling Green.

Details about these sessions will be released as events are scheduled.

If you would like a representative to attend your area or your high school, email Zack Ryle.


2018 - 2019 Visits to Counselors

We also visit schools and talk to Guidance Counselors and Administrators while we are on the road.  During these visits, we hand out our newest materials, answer any questions they may have, and, at times, have the opportunity to talk to current students who are interested.  

Details about these visits will be released in the fall.


Want to know where we have visited in the past?

The Gatton Academy actively recruits students from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Each year, we visit schools all across the state in order to inform students, their families, and school administration about the opportunities available at The Gatton Academy.

2015-2016 Academic Year (115 counties visited)

- 2016-2017 Academic Year (All 120 Counties Visited)

- 2017-2018 Academic Year (All 120 Counties Visited)

Important Dates

August 1, 2018 - Application Opens

February 1, 2019 - Class of 2021 Deadline

February 23, 2019 - Class of 2021 Interview Day

March 6 or 7 - Acceptance/Wait List Decisions Announced via Email


 Important Links


This page will introduce you to the requirements of The Gatton Academy.

Admissions Application

Here, one will find all the information needed on completing The Gatton Academy's admissions application.

Recruitment and Preview Days

Are we coming to your area of the Commonwealth?  Keep up to date with this page as we just may be coming to a town near you!


Are you curious as to if you are too early or too late to apply?  If so, click on this link and you will find a helpful timeline so you can know what needs to be done. 

Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 1/16/19