MOUNT VERNON — Overcoming obstacles, battling low self-esteem and putting the aftermath of bad choices behind them, students at the Knox County Alternative Center celebrated their achievements and were honored by staff members, family, friends and community partners Thursday at the annual awards ceremony.



Joshua Morrison: 740-397-5333 or and on Twitter, @


Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.

One Response to “Alternative center celebrates students”

  1. rhomp2002

    So glad to see that these students are celebrated for the huge gains they are making in their lives.  They are to be congratulated for their efforts.