December 2016

Knoebel Earns Washington Internship With Senator Paul

Knoebel Earns Washington Internship With Senator Paul

Rachel Knoebel, a junior Public Relations major at Eastern Kentucky University, recently accepted an internship in Senator Rand Paul’s Washington, D.C. Office for the Spring 2017 semester. 

Knoebel applied for and received internship offers from both Senator Paul and Senator Mitch McConnell.  She will spend the semester putting her Public Relations education to use in a fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the most influential people in the country. 

Two Students Receive Thacker Scholarship

Jessie Casebolt and Louren Rose

Jessie Casebolt and Lauren Rose have received this year’s Kyle J. Thacker Memorial Scholarship for economics majors at Eastern Kentucky University.

Casebolt, of Richmond, graduated from Pikeville High School. Her concentration is in international economics and she has maintained a 3.6 GPA while at Eastern. “I chose this degree because economic development is responsible for improving the lives of people,” she said. “I hope it will empower me to the extent that I can be a part of the solution and bring change to my home.”