By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer

A smile lit up Emma Bartley’s young face as she talked about her work to help pave the way for young refugees to apply for college.

Bartley, a junior at Assumption High School, created PAVE the Way (PAVE stands for Promoting And Valuing Education)  — a program that helps refugee youth and their families served by Catholic Charities of Louisville navigate the college application process.

PAVE, launched in January, will provide workshops that cover a variety of topics, such as preparing for the American College Testing (ACT) and SAT entrance exams, essays, obtaining letters of recommendation and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Read More >