Supporting Kentucky's Military Youth

Congratulations Fall 2022 Kentucky Purple Star Schools!

Governor Beshear and First Lady Support the Kentucky Purple Star Award Program

Purple Star Awarded Schools

Support Military Youth

Military youth may be affected by their family member’s service

Increase School Involvement

Helps peer-to-peer engagement and encourages parents
and other community members involvement

Provide a Caring School Environment

Trained liaisons provide support to students', families and staff

Improve Students' Experience

Students' receive social emotional and academic skills
necessary to be college-, workforce- and life-ready

How to become a Purple Star School?
It’s easy and inexpensive

Designate a trained point of contact (liaison) at the school
Host one annual military recognition event
Post resources for military families on the school’s website