Visitor to Frankfort, Honoring a Parent Whose Passion is to Engage Other Parents in Education

Today I had the distinct pleasure of having two special guests to Frankfort.

Mr. Joseph Pile, a 6th grader at Camp Ernst Middle School in Boone County started his day by touring our historic and beautiful capitol building.  He then served our Commonwealth as a page in our House of Representatives.  Joseph has grown a love for our government from his father John Pile who was a political science major in college.  Joseph gave me his input on the budget and transportation bills as can be seen by the red pen he is used to review the proposed plans.

Mr. Pile had the unique experience in which he was not only accompanied by his mother, but also by his school district superintendent, Dr. Randy Poe.  Dr. Poe was in the house chambers as Joseph’s mother, Julia Pile, recognized in House Resolution 92. HR92 honored Mrs. Pile for being the inaugural recipient for the Beverly Nickell Raimondo Leadership award presented by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.  Dr. Poe and Northern Kentucky Community Leader, Helen Carroll nominated Mrs. Pile for this award.

Mrs. Pile works tirelessly to engage parents our education system and give them a voice.  She is a 2012 graduate of the Commonwealth Institute or Parent Leadership and started the non-profit organization, ParentCamp. ParentCamps are events which bring parents, educators and community members together to discuss issues which affect their families and connect them resources.  The next ParentCamp in Kentucky will be held in Northern Kentucky on Saturday, January 27th at Beechwood Schools.  Thank you for your passion for Kentucky’s children.

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