April 13, 2020
This week’s Warrior of the Week is David Pettit a man who has dedicated so much of his time to the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana as the Western Kentucky Education Coordinator since April of 2013. He has also served as Community Education Director for both districts. David was diagnosed with temporal Lobe epilepsy in his 50s and has worked tirelessly to raise awareness. Thank you David! You are truly a warrior!
from Western Kentucky Education Coordinator
March 31, 2020
This week’s Warrior of The Week is David Wittmer. David is a constant advocate and mentor for those living with epilepsy. He is a regular attendee of the Epilepsy Advocacy Day, Epilepsy Walk, and the adult support group, the first Tuesday of every month. He also hosts “A Day at Wittmer Farm” every fall which is always an amazing day! David is the Vice President of Prajna Design and Construction and truly shows what it is to live a successful life with epilepsy. Thank you David for all you do!
February 17, 2020
This week’s Warrior of the Week is Charles Wilson from Lexington, KY.
He had his first seizure at 6 and was diagnosed at the age of 7.
He is a junior at Tates Creek High School in the International Baccalaureate program.
He has many accomplishments which include, Junior Vice President on student council, Youth Salute, Beta Club, marching band, Leadership Lexington, 2017 and 2018 Teen Speak Up for EFKY.
He works part-time at Faded. He attends Kings Church and helps with the children’s program.
He plans on going to college for pre-med. He wants to be a pediatrician.
Great Job Charles! You are a true warrior!
February 11, 2020
This week’s Warrior of The Week is Sarah Mckeown! Sarah was an amazing girl who cared so much about her family, and helping those with epilepsy. Sadly she passes away due to a seizure on August 17, 2013. However her legacy still lives on through the people she has helped, and the award named after her at Morehead State University given to the student who makes an impact in the community just like Sarah. Thank you Sarah for all you’ve done, and all your legacy continues to do.
Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana
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Louisville, KY 40217
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