Lexington, KY — Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) hosted the annual Youth Ambassador Conference at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on Saturday, October 28th, 2023.

“Thank you to all students in Kentucky 6th Congressional District who participated in this year’s Youth Ambassador Conference,” said Congressman Andy Barr. “This annual conference provides a unique opportunity for high school students to hear directly from Kentucky leaders, while also serving as an ambassador to their school. I am pleased to announce that the 2023 Conference had student representatives from 25 schools in the 6th District including Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Powell, Scott, and Woodford counties. I would also like to thank the following public servants and business leaders who shared their advice with the students:

Elmer Keith Whitaker, President & CEO, Whitaker Bank

Jason Wells, Chief, Lexington Fire Department

Allison Lankford, Executive Director, Town Branch Park

Jim Coleman, President & CEO, Coleman Crest Farm, LLC

Christopher M. Campbell, Colonel, USAF (Ret)

Robert B. Trusell, Founder, Tempur-Pedic USA”