Elkins Bio

Kathy Jo Elkins, PhD.

Library Media Specialist

Bourbon County High School

3341 Lexington Road

Paris, KY  40361




Dr. Elkins is a graduate of Bourbon County High School1  where she was a multi-sport athlete2; received her Bachelor’s Degree from Transylvania with a degree in Music Education and Secondary Math Education3; her Master’s Degree from Duke in Library and Informational Science and her PhD from Stanford in Statistics4. She has also interned at the Library of Congress as a cataloger.5


Dr. Elkins has worked at Bourbon County Schools for over 45 years6.  She has traveled to various countries.  During those travels, she had climbed to the top of the Sdyney Harbor Bridge, 7 and yodeled in the Swiss Alps8. She has a 3 year old pet cow named Lulu 9 and hates puppies.10.  In her current job at B.C.H.S., she reads a lot11 and as a result has read every book in the current collection 12.


In her free time, she works as a free-lance photographer13; has recently become vegan,14 and spends time each summer counseling church camps for various ages15.  She also enjoys spending time with her great nephews16.

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Updated January 2020.

Bourbon County High School