Anti-Bullying Youth Council Seeks Student Input
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Mayor Gayle Kaler is accepting applications for representatives willing to serve on the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Youth Council. The council will assist the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force in designing prevention and intervention recommendations and strategies to address bullying of school-age children in the community.

The council will include students in middle and high school from the city and county school districts, St. Mary school system, and Community Christian Academy, in addition to students who are homeschooled.

The application, which includes a minimum of a 50-word essay describing why the student wants to serve on the Council, is due Friday, Aug. 29.  Applications can be found on the city’s website at the link below.

A subcommittee of the Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force will review each essay and application and make recommendations regarding appointments.

Questions should be addressed to Lindsay Parish in Mayor Kaler’s office at 270-444-8504 or

 Please mail applications to the following address:  

Mayor Gayle Kaler

ATTN: Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Youth Council

P.O. Box 2267 Paducah, KY  42002-2267

The Mayor’s Anti-Bullying Task Force was created in 2013 in a joint resolution by the Paducah Board of Commissioners, McCracken County, the Paducah Human Rights Commission, and the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation supporting anti-bullying foundations, initiatives, and programs within the City of Paducah and McCracken County.

On the Net:

City of Paducah website

Published 09:56 AM, Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014
Updated 10:06 AM, Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014

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