Paducah Tilghman High School - Western Kentucky Regional High School Science Bowl

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Coach Christine Wynne is a biology teacher at Paducah Tilghman High School. She has been teaching for 33 years and will be retiring in June. She is the Science Bowl coach and the Academic Team coach. She LOVES teaching AND her students! In her spare time she likes to read, garden, bike, hike, and kayak.

Raven Butler is a current senior at Paducah Tilghman High School. She is involved in various organizations affiliated with her school including academic team, Future Business Leaders of America, and National Honor Society. Raven is also a competitive dancer with Center Stage Dance Academy. She plans to attend The University of Alabama and major in chemistry. Raven hopes to use this degree as a forensic chemist or pursue a career in education.

Paige Lauren Kight is a current junior at Paducah Tilghman High School.  She is a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholar. In her spare time, she participates in her school’s academic team, speech team, concert band, and jazz band. She is also fond of reading, creative writing, and painting aquatic life. She hopes for a career in biology research.

Sam Kirchhoff is a current senior at Paducah Tilghman High School. He is the president of his Rotary Interact Club, project manager for the City of Paducah’s mayoral interns, and a circuit court intern. His hobbies include playing tennis, running, and spending time with friends and family. At University of Louisville, Sam will major in neuroscience on a pre-med track. Sam is interested in neuroscience and biology and hopes to incorporate his knowledge one day as a physician.

Ben LeBuhn is a current senior at Paducah Tilghman High School. He is a captain of the football team and is also a varsity tennis state qualifier, a member of the golf team, and the captain of the academic team. He is also the Paducah Bank Teen of the Week, a Centre Fellow Scholar, the Ed Taylor Football Player of the Year, and the mock trial top team attorney for Paducah Tilghman.  Ben was Kentucky Quad State Honor Band nominee, aPrincipal’s Honor Roll student, a PTHS Student Ambassador, and an AP scholar with honors.  Ben plans to attend a four-year university and major in history, political science, or environmental science.

Jake Taylor is a current senior at Paducah Tilghman High School. He is the captain of the cross country team, a regional champion in track and field, Prudential Spirit of Community awards finalist, Paducah Bank Teen of the Week, DAR Youth Citizenship medal recipient, founder and manager of the (501)(c)(3) nonprofit company Create a Computer.  He plans to attend Purdue University and major in computer engineering.