Jun 7, 2023
Shad Lacefield is currently a STEM Learning Coach with Fayette County Public Schools. In this role, he teaches STEM concepts across district schools using the STEM Bus and he is also a part-time professor at Asbury University, teaching online education classes. Shad earned a bachelor’s degree from Campbellsville University and a master’s degree from Southwest Baptist University and has over 15 years of experience in educational settings. In 2017, Shad and fellow teachers, Garrett Tyson and Antwon Lewis, started the Do Something Extraordinary (DSE) Golf Club. This club was started to introduce students who attend Title 1 schools to the game of golf for free. DSE Golf programs started by reaching 10 kids in 2016-17 and in 2022 reached more than 150 kids. In 2020 Shad received the Distinguished Service Award for the impact the DSE Golf club had in the Lexington community, and in 2021 received the Outstanding Elementary Teacher Award from the Kentucky Science Teachers Association.
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