McClure graduates from WKU’s Gatton Academy

Holly Grace McClure of Russell County High School was one of 90 students that graduated from the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Bowling Green over the weekend.

Established in 2007, the Gatton Academy is Kentucky’s first residential two-year program for gifted and talented juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy’s students enroll as juniors and are full-time Western Kentucky University students pursuing their interests in advanced science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The Class of 2023 represents 45 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and includes The Gatton Academy’s thousandth graduate. Seniors completed 3,759 hours of community service over two years, an average of 41.8 hours per graduate.