Ballard, of 699 Wise Ave. in Wilmore received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.
Young, of 127 Green Sentinel Drive in Nicholasville earned a master of education degree.
Indiana Wesleyan is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university located in Marion, Ind.
Crawford named Bonner Leader
Hanna Crawford of Jessamine County was recently named one of 23 Lindsey Wilson College who was accepted into the Bonner Leader program.
The program gives scholarships to students who volunteer at least 10 hours a week in the community.
Crawford is a freshman majoring in human services and counseling.
The family of Charlie Nichols, who taught band and chorus in the Jessamine County school system from 1972 to 1992, is planning a reunion in his honor in the spring.
Any former students or teachers who taught with him during that time are invited to participate.
There will be an informational meeting at 2 p.m., Saturday Sept. 22, at Los Dos Amigos restaurant in the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center on South Main Street.
Anyone interested in helping with the reunion can contact his daughter Anetha Nichols at 859-797-4522 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Marching band invitational
The East Jessamine High School band will host its third annual East Jessamine High School Marching Band Invitational Saturday, Sept. 8, from 4:15 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. at the football field.
The competition will include nine bands competing in four classes.
An awards presentation will follow the close of the competition at 8 p.m.
The East Jessamine High School marching band will perform an exhibition prior to the awards ceremony.
The public is invited to attend.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the East Jessamine High School Band program.
For more information, contact Todd Chamberlain, East band director at (859)885-7240 ext. 3132.