2017 – 2018 Avatar: Callie Freeman

Hey everyone! My name is Callie Freeman, and I’m from the great city of Louisville. When I’m not here at Gatton, you can find me at a congressional debate competition, orchestra concert (I play the harp!), outside with my Australian Shepherd Missy, or someplace where I can read a Jane Austen novel (the best author Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Morganne Williams

I am Morganne, a current senior at the Gatton Academy, an astronomy lover, a French horn player, and a (terrible) croquet player. I’m from Boone County in northern Kentucky, or Burlington to be more specific. I first heard about Gatton when it opened, and ever since then attending this school became my #1 goal. I’m Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Wendy Cecil

The Gatton Academy is home to students from all over Kentucky and with different backgrounds. My home is in Bardstown, a small town in central Kentucky. However, I had only moved there when I was in seventh grade, after my dad passed away. Going to a new school was intimidating. I faced uncertainty, but I Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: John Nickell

Hey guys! My name is John Nickell and I am extremely excited to serve as an Avatar this year for The Gatton Academy. Although I have been lucky enough to call Bowling Green my home for the past year, the hills and hollers of Eastern Kentucky still hold my heart. I grew up in Morehead, Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Skyler Hornback

Hey there everybody! I’m Skyler Hornback, and I’m a senior here at The Gatton Academy. If I had only one word to describe myself, I’d have to say that I’m pretty country. Though my address says Sonora and my phone number suggests Magnolia, I’m actually from the tiny Oak Hill community in the southwestern corner Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Benjamin Kash

Hey peeps! My name is Benjamin Kash, and I am from here in the good ole Warren County. Before Gatton, I attended Greenwood High School in BG where I played soccer and tennis, but from my first day of high school I knew Gatton was the place for me. My passion for STEM has only Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Grayson Fuller

My name is Grayson Fuller. I am a senior from Woodford County. Before my time at the Academy, I was an active member of Key Club, Academic Team, some after school tutoring programs, and a Tenor I in my school’s a capella group. After hearing about it in the eighth grade, I knew Gatton was Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Alexa Thompson

Hello new Gatton students and family! I am super excited for the upcoming year as an Avatar and a community leader. I am a senior from Bowling Green, and I attended Bowling Green High School. I chose Gatton because, apart from the close-knit and non-competitive community, I really wanted a more challenging curriculum where I Read More…

2017-2018 Avatar: Arjun Kanthawar

Hello, my name is Arjun Kanthawar, and I am a senior from London, Kentucky. Before Gatton, I attended North Laurel High School where I was very involved with my tennis team and other extracurricular activities. I learned about Gatton when I was attending VAMPY here on WKU’s campus. Ever since I heard about it, I Read More…