Katie Kirby graduated from Western Kentucky University on Saturday, December 17th in the Fall 2011 Commencement ceremonies held in E. A. Diddle Arena. She is the daughter of Bobby and Annette Kirby of Quality, the granddaughter of Nora Nell and Melvin Williams of Huntsville, the late James Robert Mayes, James Edward and Era Nell Kirby.
Katie received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Middle Grades Education with concentration areas of Mathematics and Social Studies. She maintained a 3.78 GPA during her years at Western and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She completed her student teaching in December at Henry F. Moss Middle School in Bowling Green, where she spent her time in an 8th grade math class.
Katie is the Social Media Director for Beech Tree Media, where she works both withBeech Tree Radio 1570 AM WLBQ and Beech Tree News. "Katie is a vital part of BTN and we are very proud of her accomplishments," said John Embry, co-founder and vice-president of Beech Tree Media.