Lone Oak fifth-grader Morgan Guess is one of 10 winners of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
The awards go to American students for their outstanding achievements in community service. Guess is being nationally recognized for working with her mother to focus local, state and national attention on the problem of bullying.
Susan Schafer Guess speaks at the fourth installment of Murray State University’s seminar series, “Adventures: Life and Its Experiences” about her daughter’s journey through bullying.
The series allows students, faculty, alumni and the community to interact with speakers who have a wealth of academic and entrepreneurial experiences. Speakers will discuss their experiences related to their successes and their challenges.
Susan and Morgan Guess of Paducah will participate in a CNN Google Hangout at 1 p.m. today with actor Steve Glickman. The two were invited to serve as bullying experts on the call and to share their story. Questions can be tweeted to #cnnhangout.
Paducah mother, business woman and Murray State Board of Regent's member Susan Guess and her daughter Morgan are getting national attention for their efforts to make Kentucky a leader in anti-bullying efforts.
Susan and Morgan wrote opinion pieces published in national online news website Huffington Post Tuesday, and the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation was featured in a bullying article on CNN.com just last week.
Susan and Morgan Guess presented "A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do," during the Murray Human Rights Commission's Bullying Conference on April 6, 2013 in the Barkley Room of the Curris Center at Murray State University. Here is the the audio of their nearly hour long discussion of what the Guess family has done to bring attention to the issue of bullying since Morgan's experience.
Murray State men’s head basketball Coach Steve Prohm will be in Paducah this evening, signing copies of “A Season to Remember,” a commemorative book about MSU’s unprecedented 2011-2012 season, where the Racers went 31 and 2.
McCracken County's Susan Guess and her daughter Morgan have a message for bullies: enough is enough. Through videos and posts on social media sites Susan and Morgan are getting the word out on the dangers of bullying and how to stop it. They've even raised money to bring in speakers to talk with local civic groups about bullying. Susan says everyone can be a victim of bullying, even adults. She says she's been concerned about bullying in schools for several years, but found a renewed interest in the subject when she found out here daughter was being bullied at her elementary school.