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SOARing this Summer! Congratulations, LHS Class of 2017! Recognition from Kenton County Alliance for Choosing to be a Smoke-Free Campus We'll Miss You, Senior Band Members! Great Job, LHS Chorus! Sounds Great, Elementary Chorus! Before their big performance! Congrats to our Golden Apple Teachers: Ms. Setty & Ms. Collins! Tai read "Fiona, the Baby Hippo," a book written in braille, to our kindergarten class! Findlay Market Field trip 2017 Bubble Fun in our Preschool! Life Center Cincinnati was here today and we allowed our juniors and seniors to be organ donors. UK lets us see their MEDI man. Prom 2017 We Love Our Panthers! We Love Our Panthers! Celebrating Being 100 on the 100th Day of School! This is what we'll look like when we are 100! We are 100 Days Smarter! Working Together as a Team! Panther Pride! Mr. Frevola teaches the 2nd Grade about tortoises! Homecoming 2016 Team Building Day Egg Drop Competition Challenge Accepted! We Love Our Panthers! Let's Go, Panthers! Tailgate Fun! Graduating Students to Be Ready for College & Careers Proud of Our Town! SOARing at Zip City! Our Band is the GREATest! Elephant & Piggie visited our school! Learning to Box in SOAR! Our students visited KHEAA's College Road Show We love to read!

Central Office Staff


     Michael J. Borchers

Mr. Borchers is in his 21st year in education, all spent at the Ludlow Independent School District.  His years as a panther have included a number of different roles, including Math Teacher, Coach, Middle and High School Principal, and Director of Curriculum.  In the spring of 2011, Mr. Borchers was named as Superintendent of Ludlow Schools.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Northern Kentucky University and his Master's in Education from the University of Cincinnati.  He attended Xavier University for both his Rank I Program and his Superintendent's Certificate. 

Mr. Borchers resides in Taylor Mill with his wife, Susan, also a teacher, and their three children. 



Rick Smith
Director of Special Education

Mr. Smith has been an educator for 36 years, with 23 of those in the Ludlow Independent School District.  He is a member of Ludlow High School's Class of 1971, and currently serves as the President of the Ludlow Education Foundation.  Mr. Smith earned his Bachelor of Arts from Northern Kentucky University, and attended Xavier University for his Masters Degree and Rank I Program. Rick and his wife, Wanda, have three grown children, and reside in Fort Mitchell.  He's also enjoying his newest role: Grandpa!

Beth Ketzer                     

Preschool Director
Mrs. Ketzer has spent the last 17 of her 39 years in education at the Ludlow Independent School District.  Her work has primarily been with special education, but for the past four years, she has served as the Preschool Director.  Mrs. Ketzer earned her Bachelor's Degree from Morehead State University, her Master's Degree from Northern Kentucky University, and Rank I and Leadership Certificate from Xavier University.  Beth and her husband, Bob, have two sons, and reside in Cincinnati.
Randy Wofford
Director of Maintenance & Transportation

Mr. Wofford graduated from Ludlow High School in 1992 and was named to his current position nine years ago.  He also serves as the Boys Basketball Varsity Coach.  Mr. Wofford is a veteran of the United States Army, and has extensive training in electrical technology, construction, and maintenance.  Randy's wife is Vikki, Ludlow's Financial Analyst.  They are longtime residents of Ludlow, where they've raised two daughters. 

Jenny McMillen
College & Career Readiness Coordinator

Mrs. McMillen is in her 20th year in education, all spent in the Ludlow Independent School District.  Before her current role, she served as a Special Needs Teacher and High School Guidance Counselor.   Mrs. McMillen earned her Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree from Northern Kentucky University.  She also completed a Master's Degree and Rank I Program in School Counseling at Xavier University.  Jenny resides in Burlington with her husband, Woody, and their two sons, both of whom attend Ludlow Schools.

Chris Cornette
District Technology Coordinator


Mr. Cornette joined the Panther Family in July of 2015.  He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology at Eastern Kentucky University.  Chris has enjoyed technology and computers since becoming a member of his school's Student Technology Leadership Program in 3rd Grade.  The Ludlow Family welcomes Chris and his technology experience!


Vikki Wofford                
Financial Analyst

Mrs. Wofford is in her fourth year as the Financial Analyst, although she has long had ties to Ludlow Independent Schools. Mrs. Wofford has coached basketball and volleyball at LHS for a number of years.  She is also a proud member of the LHS Class of 1990.  Mrs. Wofford holds degrees in both Business Administration and Accounting from Thomas More College.  Vikki and Randy live in Ludlow with their two daughters.

Ludlow Independent Schools  |  525 Elm St.  |  Ludlow, KY 41016
Phone:859-261-8210  |  Fax:859-291-6811