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Employee Spotlight – Michelle Penrod

Employee Spotlight – Michelle Penrod

Michelle D. Penrod was first hired 8/23/2010 as the Reading Teacher for the Academic Program.  She left in 10/26/2018, but then returned to us in 10/07/2020, this time as our Communication Development Teacher with the Pre-Academic Program. David Sellwood describes her well… ”Michelle does a great job with her classes, she has been doing monthly […]

Prom 2024 – Disco Fever

Every year Stewart Home and School has a prom. It’s a night of dancing with friends, dressing up, and having a good time. This year the prom theme was Stewart Home Fever. The decorations were done by our amazing recreation staff, and led by Jake Parritt. Together, they truly made a wonderful night for all […]

Summer Staff Introduction!

Kicking off this summer, Stewart Home and School has the honor of welcoming the 2024 summer staff positions. These span from recreation, residential, grounds crew, etc. My name is Josh Lumpkins and I am a marketing intern helping Myles Young and Michael Uber in IT. Come along with me as we meet our summer staff. […]

Employee Spotlight- Casey Mertz

Casey J. Mertz was hired on 9/15/2020. He interviewed here, after AJ Sears recruited him, and has been with the Grounds Crew ever since. Casey’s infectious smile and super friendly personality have quickly endeared him to the staff and students alike.  Casey loves to be outside, and he enjoys the crew he works with, too.  […]

Stewart Home & School Participates in Miss Woodford Co. Fair Pageant

This past weekend on Sunday June 2nd, some of our students got to go to the Woodford County fair. There they were involved in a pageant called the ‘Woodford County Fair Shining Star’, where they are able to showcase their unique personalities. Our students involved were Erica, Morga, Gloria and Trinka. They were accompanied by […]

Employee Spotlight – Larry Anderson

Larry M. Anderson started his career here in Feb. 2020. He was hired by Machele Lawless, Melissa Ford, and Theresa O’Brien, as the Laundry Assistant Supervisor.  He first became aware of  Stewart Home and School when Doug Murphy called and told him about the job opening in Laundry.  Larry has since transferred to the Housekeeping […]

Employee Spotlight – Doug Murphy

Doug Murphy started with Stewart Home and School on January 20, 2020.  He was hired by Machele Lawless, Melissa Ford, and Ricky Gaines,  Unanimously!  Doug was hired as a Full Time Housekeeping staff, but he is also one of the Part time Recreation Staff, and a Basketball Referee during Basketball season, and has worked in […]

Employee Spotlight -Donnya Shryock

Donnya Shryock, APRN, began employment here at Stewart Home and School in May 2019, not long after Candi Broughton was hired.  She was interviewed and given the grand tour of the campus by Dr. John D. Stewart, and Stephen Randolph offered her her current position. Although Donnya (pronounced Donna) is a part-time employee, she is […]

Reflection from KSU Nursing Student, Mylah Smith

We were honored to have the Kentucky State University Nursing Students on our campus last week for a tour. KSU student, Mylah Smith, submitted this wonderful reflection, and it’s too good not to share. Thank you Mylah! Stewart Home Reflection PaperThere was so much that each and every one of my peers could take away […]

Employee Spotlight – Krista Lumpkins

What an easy pleasure it is today to celebrate our February Employee Spotlight…Krista L. Lumpkins!  Krista began her career at Stewart Home & School in August of 1993 as a Teacher until April of 1999.  She came back about a year later and helped us in Nightwatch for a couple of months in 2000.  It […]

February Video Newsletter

February is HERE! Kerrie discusses the February calendar including the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and all of our other fun activities going on! Don’t forget, Family Weekend is coming up fast so don’t forget to mark your calendars! @stewarthomeschool | | (502) 227-4821 Stewart Home & School is a residential school for […]

Basketball is BACK

We just finished week 2 of our basketball season and lets just say that we couldn’t be happier! Our students and staff are excited to be back on the hardwood! Between our five basketball teams and cheerleaders, we have close to 100 participants in this year. As you may know, we returned to the Special […]