District News

Mock Trial Finishes as State Runner-Up Mock Trial
Model Art Students Exhibited in Region and State Showcases Arts Exhibition

Several Model Art students were selected to show their artwork at the Bluegrass Regional High School Art Show and the All-State Elementary and Middle School Art Show, and three students' artworks were award-winning. 

National Honor Society Inducts New Members NHS 2023

On Sunday, April 2, Model Laboratory's National Honors Society inducted its new members for 2023. 

Jackson Commits as a Bellarmine Knight CJackson Signing

Model Laboratory School Senior Colin Jackson signed his official letter of intent to continue his education and athletic career at Bellarmine University

Registrations Open for 2023 Athletic Summer Camps
Orchestra and Band Earn Distinguished Ratings Across the Board Orchestra

Orchestra and Band Earn Distinguished Ratings at KMEA Assessments

Delaney Brown Ranks Top 10 in the Nation at National Amazing Shake Amazing Shake

Delaney Brown was named to the Top 10 of the entire nation's participants at the National Amazing Shake Competition.

Barb Shafer, Former Model Athletic Director and Coach, Honored for Legacy by KHSAA Shafer

Former Athletic Director and Coach Barb Shafer was honored by the Kentucky High School Soccer Coaches Association as a Kentucky Girls' High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee.

Hudson Awarded Prestigious National Honor Society Scholarship Hudson

The National Honor Society (NHS) announced Alyssa Hudson ('23) was selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist.

Odyssey of the Mind Set to Compete at State OOTM

The Grade 5 team brought home 1st place in their division.

Four Model Students Named STLP State Semi-Finalists STLP

The Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) qualified four individuals and a project team for the State Competition for their digital submissions.

MAKING HISTORY: Model Archery Wins First-Ever Class "A" State Title Archery State

The Model Laboratory Archery Program made history on Saturday, February 25, by claiming the title in the first-ever All "A" Classic State Tournament.

Model Swim Takes on State Model Swim

Model Swim competes at State after strong Region performance.

Henton Named Director of the Year Henton

Model Laboratory's Orchestra Instructor, Ms. Mary Elizabeth Henton, was named and recognized as the Outstanding Orchestra Director of the Year.

Elementary Academic Team Wins Region Elem. Academic Team

Elementary Academic Team wins Region and District Tournaments

REGION CHAMPS: Mock Trial Advances to State Mock Trial Region Champs 2023

The Model Laboratory School Mock Trial team represented the tradition of excellence here at Model by winning the regional title.

Middle School Academic Team Earns District Title MS Academic Team District Champs

Model Laboratory Schools Middle School Academic Team ran away with the competition at the 55th District Tournament to earn the District Title.

Fall 2022 Dean's List Dean's List Fall 2022

Congratulations to the 278 recipients of the Model Laboratory School Fall 2022 Dean’s List!


Model Earns 2022 College Board Computer Science Female Diversity Award College Board CSP

Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in AP Computer Science Principles

Model Laboratory School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions Athletic HOF 2023

Model Laboratory School inducted three individuals to the Model Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, January 6, 2023. The Class of 2023 inductees are Heather Long Chadwick, Larry Roy, and John Stratman.

Third Graders Host Thanksgiving Food Drive Third Grade Class 2022

In anticipation and celebration of Thanksgiving, third grade students and families participated in a community food drive!

Model and EKU Host Japanese Delegation Model Students Welcome Japanese Delegation

Earlier this week, Model Laboratory School and Eastern Kentucky University were honored to welcome a delegation team from Hokuto City, Japan!

Community Veterans Day Program Veterans Day

Model Laboratory School is proud to recognize those who have served in the armed forces at the school-wide Veterans Day Assembly on Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00 a.m. at the EKU Center for the Arts. 

Meet the Patriot Players: Winter Sports' Debut Meet the Patriot Players

This Monday, November 7 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. we're ready for another season of school spirit and competition for our basketball, cheer, swimming & diving, e-sports, and archery teams!

Model Ranked Top 5 Best High Schools in Kentucky Model High School

Model High School has been ranked in the top five high schools in Kentucky for 2021-22! 

Women's Volleyball Team Earns First Home Victory, Makes Program History Volleyball Team

Over the last two weeks, the Lady Patriots Varsity Volleyball team made program history by earning their first home victory on the court!

Mock Trial Earns Awards at Yale University International Tournaments Mock Trial

Model’s award-winning Mock Trial team competed in both virtual and in-person Mock Trial Tournaments over the past two weeks, facing top high school teams in the country and beyond.

Mandy Williams Recognized as Award-Winner for College Football Playoff's Extra Yard for Teachers Initiative Mandy Williams

Model's very own world-class educator Mandy Williams has been selected as the award-winner for the EKU Colonels Athletics Department College Football Playoff's Extra Yard for Teachers Campaign!

Model Laboratory School Students Awarded National Academic Honors

More than 180,000 students from all 50 states were eligible to apply for the College Board National Recognition Programs, which grant students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications.

Sliding into Excellence: Back to School 2022-23 Sliding into Excellence

WOW! We kicked off the 2022-23 school year with an INCREDIBLE first day— pep band music, a giant inflatable slide, the Eastern Kentucky University Colonel, a Chick-fil-A breakfast, and dozens of EKU student-athletes to hype up our students for a successful school year! 

2022 Rockstar: Beth Campbell! Beth Campbell

Congratulations to this year’s 2022 Rockstar Award recipient: Beth Campbell! For over 30 years here at Model, Beth has served as an exemplar in her hard work, generosity, and leadership.

Model Achieves Historic Advanced Placement Exam Success AP Achievement

60% of Model AP students earned qualifying scores (which can earn college credit) on their exams for a total of over two hundred qualifying scores— the highest percent and number ever recorded at Model!

Congratulations on Retiring, Mrs. Viohl & Mrs. Stipes! Teresa Viohl - 16 Years of Service - Congratulations

Congratulations on your retirement, Mrs. Teresa Viohl and Mrs. Harriet Stipes! 

Spring 2022 Dean's List Spring 2022 Dean's List

Congratulations to the recipients of the Model Laboratory School Spring 2022 Dean’s List!

Welcome to the Model Family, Dr. Holli Hunt! Dr. Holli Hunt

Model Laboratory School at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) announced that Dr. Holli Hunt has been named the new Secondary Principal and will assume the role July 1, 2022.