Richard Pike of Hodgenville was recently accepted to the Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University in 2019.
Pike was homeschooled and he is the son of Les and Angela Pike of Hodgenville. He was one of 95 students accepted throughout the state.
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science is a place where students will complete their junior and senior years of high school living in newly expanded Florence Schneider Hall. At the end of their two-year course of study, students will graduate from high school with a minimum of 60 college credit hours.