Louisville hackers code for public good

See The Courier-Journal story on Louisville’s National Code for America hackathon: Louisville hackers code for public good

Michael Schnuerle, a co-founder of Louisville's Code for America Brigade, the Civic Data Alliance, works on adding heights to all of Louisville's buildings on Open Street Maps at Hack for Change Louisville, the city’s official Code for America National Day of Civic Hacking event at Code Louisville. The Civic Data Alliance organized the event. June 6, 2015

Michael Schnuerle, a co-founder of Louisville’s Code for America Brigade, the Civic Data Alliance, works on adding heights to all of Louisville’s buildings on Open Street Maps at Hack for Change Louisville, the city’s official Code for America National Day of Civic Hacking event at Code Louisville. The Civic Data Alliance organized the event. June 6, 2015


Here’s a slideshow of the event photos:


Last Day of School for JCPS

The last moments of the last day for Jefferson County Public School students at Jeffersonville High School, on assignment for The Courier-Journal …

Jeffersontown High School junior Alan Bokanganzakomba, 17, left, sophomore Dakota White, 17, and junior Josh Ellery, 16 wait for the second round of buses to take them home after the last day in session for Jefferson County Public Schools. June 5, 2015

Jeffersontown High School junior Alan Bokanganzakomba, 17, left, sophomore Dakota White, 17, and junior Josh Ellery, 16 wait for the second round of buses to take them home after the last day in session for Jefferson County Public Schools. June 5, 2015

Our Summer 2013 intern at The Highlander

I’d like to offer a special welcome to Emily McConville, our Summer 2013 intern at The Highlander! She’s graduating from Manual High School soon and worked as co-editor-in-chief on their Manual RedEye site and as copy director for the Crimson Yearbook. She’s already done her first story for us, “The Hungover Games and the Future of Barret Avenue.” Here’s Emily, interviewing Nitty Gritty co-owner Terri Burt, as shot through the store’s front window …

Emily McConville

Emily McConville, summer intern at The Highlander, interviews Terri Burt, owner of the Nitty Gritty.

 

Guitar Emporium

Guitar in the window at Guitar Emporium, photographed Sunday, March 24, 2013 in Louisville, Ky.

Guitar in the window at Guitar Emporium, photographed Sunday, March 24, 2013 in Louisville, Ky.

This was a last minute illustration for the April 2013 issue of The Highlander to illustrate a story about area businesses closing, called, “Revolving Doors: Opportunity Knocks, Economy Locks” by Cindy Lamb. The story leads with the imminent retirement of Jimmy Smith owner of Guitar Emporium and the future of the business and others in the Highlands.