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Kirby Lewis receives the Excellence in Special Education Award


Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented Kirby Lewis (Lexington, KY) with the Excellence in Special Education Award during the 54th annual Honors Day Program on Sunday, April 21st.

She was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

Lewis, the daughter of Keith and Debynie Sowder, will be graduated with certification in Special Education grades P – 12 and Elementary Education P - 5. She is a high honors graduate of Lafayette High School. During her time at UC, she has maintained a 4.0 grade point average.

After graduation, Kirby plans to pursue a career in public education as well as continue her own academic career by beginning work on a Master’s Degree in the area of FMD Special Education.

Lewis is married to Mr. Kevin Lewis.