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Kentucky Kernel

Past and current members of the Kentucky Kernel staff pose with awards won at the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention on Friday, Jan. 21, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by David Stephenson

Kentucky Kernel attends Kentucky Press Association conference, named best collegiate newspaper in Kentucky

Sophia Shoemaker January 27, 2022

The Kentucky Kernel staff attended the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention last Friday. The staff took home multiple individual awards and first place in the General Excellence category for...

Chris Rodriguez Jr. poses for a photo during the UK football media day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Chris Rodriguez Jr.: From almost quitting to leading the charge

Barkley Truax August 6, 2021

It’s been one heck of an off-season for Chris Rodriguez Jr. From the Doak Walker Award list, to a nominee for the CFPA Performer of the Year Award, to being a preseason All-SEC selection, Kentucky's...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley gets set on defense during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SEC men’s basketball postseason awards announced, Quickley SEC Player of the Year

Kernel Sports Staff March 10, 2020

Just days ahead of the SEC Tournament in Nashville, No. 1 seeded Kentucky has four players winning postseason awards, included the top league award. Sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley was named SEC Player...

Kernel staffers, advisers and alumni pose with their awards after the 151st Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in the Hilton Inn in downtown Lexington, Ky. Photo by Kakie Urch.

Kernel staff win General Excellence, individual awards at KPA convention

Kernel Staff January 24, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel staff added to their award-winning history Friday night, receiving multiple awards at the 151st annual convention of the Kentucky Press Association.The Kernel staff received the top...

Kentucky Kernel staff and alumni hold their Associated Collegiate Press awards on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the National College Media Convention in Washington D.C.

Kernel staff wins Pacemaker, other top national awards

Kernel News Staff November 3, 2019

The Kentucky Kernel won a Pacemaker, one of the highest honors a college newspaper can earn, this weekend in Washington, D.C.The Kernel picked up several other awards at the Associated Collegiate Press...

Kentucky softball seniors recognized before the first game of a double header against Auburn on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 7-0. Photo by Bradley Koster | Staff

UK Softball players earn SEC honors

May 7, 2019

Just ahead of the 2019 SEC Tournament, the league office has announced its All-SEC awards, and four UK players are included.Kayla Kowalik - SEC All-Freshman teamAbbey Cheek - SEC Player of the Year, First...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops claps after a play during the game against Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 56-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops, Allen named AP SEC Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year

December 3, 2018

Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops and four players were all named to the Associated Press' postseason awards.Stoops, the now-AP SEC Coach of the Year, led the team to a historic season, winning...

The winners were presented their awards by Nu Circle President Sara Baker and ODK Leader Christina Walker. 

Omicron Delta Kappa honors leaders at UK

Sara Baker February 20, 2018

Three outstanding members of the University of Kentucky community received awards from UK's Nu Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society, at its fifth annual Leadership Awards...

The new Boone Center Grill is located on the terrace at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Shown here on Monday, April 23, 2012, in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Eleanor Hasken

Annual student employee of the year awards to be held in April

Aaron Porter March 16, 2017

For the last 10 years UK has held the annual student employee of the year awards.The event, put on by UK’s Human Resources Student Employment Office, highlights student employees who excel in their commitment...

Storytelling awards to honor best in Kentucky journalism

Megan Ingros February 25, 2016

The annual David Dick “What a Great Story!” Storytelling Awards honors the best in Kentucky storytelling.Entries of work published in 2015 and 2016 will be eligible and accepted through March 4. The...

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