A Tradition of Excellence
"I am very excited to welcome you to a very select group - the student body of Paducah Tilghman High School. We have reason to be proud of our school because of its outstanding reputation in our state and nation. Tilghman students for many years have compiled noteworthy achievements in both their scholastic and extra curricular endeavors. We know that you can appreciate this tradition, and that we can expect you and your fellow students to add to the luster of our school's past accomplishments. We want your days at Tilghman to be enjoyable, profitable, fulfilling and hope that you take advantage of the many opportunities which will be made available to you."


Arthur Davis, Principal
Paducah Tilghman News
Paducah Tilghman Students Receive Honors From Daughters of the American Revolution
Four Paducah Tilghman High School students have been honored by the Paducah chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for outstanding character and commitment to high ideals. The students were nominated by Paducah Tilghman. Local DAR representative Kathy Toy presented the awards.

Senior Anna Grace McGee was awarded the DAR’s highest student honor, the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award. The Good Citizens Award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. Recipients are selected by their schools because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree. She is the daughter of Laura and Raymond McGee.

Tilghman Alumnus Dylan Glunt Receives White Cane Award
Tilghman alumnus Dylan Glunt (PTHS '17) received the White Cane award from Kentucky School for the the Blind for his work to advance vision awareness by by completing high school and entering post-secondary education or training.

Dylan is a freshman at Murray State University, where he is studying to be a Spanish teacher.
Freshman Parent Meeting October 24
PTHS Guidance will host a meeting for parents of freshmen, "Understanding High School" Thursday, October 24, 2017 in the Blue Room at PTHS at 6:00 PM.

The purpose of the meeting will be to learn about the dynamics of PTHS, and how parents can assist their children in having a productive and successful high school experience.
PTHS SBDM Meets November 2
The PTHS SBDM will meet Thursday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the library.

Tilghman’s McGee and Patel Earn High School Heisman Recognition
Paducah, KY - Paducah Tilghman High School seniors James Luke McGee and Peyton Patel have been named School Winners in the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship program.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship program honors some of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors who value dedicated service to their communities, respect among classmates and community members, excellence in the classroom and in their athletic events, and a commitment to higher education.

“We are proud to honor those individuals who continue to give and lead their teammates, classmates, and communities,” said the Heisman program.
Paducah Tilghman’s Price Designated Centre Fellow in Scholarship Program
PADUCAH, KY - Joseph Price, Paducah Tilghman junior, has been named a Centre Fellow in Centre College’s merit based scholarship program.

Centre Fellow candidates must rank in the top 5% of the junior class, must be enrolled in a strong college preparatory curriculum, must have at least a 28 on the ACT, must exhibit outstanding citizenship in the school and community, and should possess a sincere interest in a liberal arts and sciences education. Price was nominated by Paducah Tilghman High School.

Centre Fellows receive a $21,000 minimum guaranteed scholarship per year at Centre College. Centre Fellows are eligible for additional merit awards.

The Centre Fellows Scholarship Program’s aim is to recognize and reward some of the nation’s brightest, most involved high school juniors.
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