GEAR UP Kentucky

2024 Institute for a College-Going Culture

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2024 GEAR UP Kentucky
Institute for a College-Going Culture

Monday, April 15, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Clarion Conference Center | Lexington, KY
Featuring CoolSpeak

What's the Institute like? Check out this video from last year!

Institute Agenda for Students

8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration + Pastries 
9:30 a.m.-Noon 

Morning Session

Noon-1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon 
  • Students of the Year
  • Outstanding Educators of the Year
  • 2023 College Application Campaign Winners
1:30-3:25 p.m. Afternoon Session
  • Finding Your Passion and Becoming Legendary - Lamarr Womble
  • WOW Goals 2: Goal Setting for Educational and Personal Success - Chris Collins
3:30-4:00 p.m. Closing Keynote Speaker Carlos Ojeda, Jr. + Snacks


The Institute for a College-Going Culture will inspire and equip you with motivation, tools and strategies to: