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Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Thursday, May 16th
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Duke TIP Kentucky Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Center for Gifted Studies is proud to host the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony for the Duke Talent Identification Program.

The Duke University Talent Identification Program is a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1980 and is a major leader in identifying academically talented students and providing innovative programs to support the optimal development of their educational potential.

Western Kentucky University has hosted the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony for Duke's Talent Identification Program since 1982. Each May, some of the most academically talented seventh graders in the Commonwealth are honored at WKU. These students took the ACT or SAT and earned qualifying scores.

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11 a.m. (CDT)    Informational Session on WKU's summer residential programs for gifted students - Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium (GRH 1074)

12:30 p.m. (CDT)   Campus Tour – meet at the Preston Center

2 p.m. (CDT)     Duke TIP Recognition Ceremony – Diddle Arena

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5:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Old Dominion

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday night free public Planetarium shows

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plant
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
free public Planetarium shows on Thursday nights
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