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Law & Public safety   

Contact Info:

Mrs. Chelsey Ferrell Highley

Please contact me in person at Bath County High School 645 Chenault Drive Owingsvile, Ky. 40360; room #223

You may call my extension at BCHS also 606-674-6325; room 223

You may email me at 




Did you realize you now have the ability to reset your own password if you’ve forgotten it over the summer? 


Here are the steps to reset a password :

  1. Click “Student Resources” on the Bath Co homepage.

  2. Click the wildcat icon (“Student/Staff Password Reset and Technology Ticketing”)

  3. Select “Log in with Microsoft Azure”

  4. Enter your school email address.

  5. Click on “Forgot Password”.  From this point, you will follow the instructions to reset your password. 

*If you have any questions, please contact one of your teachers.  They should be able to help you!

Law & Public Safety Pathway options
Law Enforcement Homeland Security

4 required classes:

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Homeland Security (industry cert course)

Law Enforcement

Health & Well-Being of Law Enforcement


*Elective--> Criminal Investigations

4 required classes:

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Homeland Security (industry cert course)

Emergency Management

Criminal Investigations


*Elective--> Law Enforcement

Industry Certification:

FEMA certification series through NIMS (National Incident Management System) IS-700a, IS-100b, IS-200b, and ICS-800

Industry Certification:

FEMA certification series through NIMS (National Incident Management System) IS-700a, IS-100b, IS-200b, and ICS-800


Hello, I am Mrs. Highley. I am married to my husband, Jordan. We reside in Olympia with the sweetest little 7 year old boy, Karson and two dogs (Winston & Kobe). I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my nephews- I love being Aunt CheChe!:) I love spending time with my friends, relaxing by the pool, cooking, and being outside. 

My family!My sweet nephew!


This is my third year at Bath County High School! I look forward to getting to know each student and their families! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about any of my class content or anything else! 

I graduated from Bath County High School in 2006, so coming back to work in my hometown is wonderful! I went onto Marshall University after high school and graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. While working for a law firm, I attended graduate school at the University of Cincinnati. I worked as a Pretrial Officer and then a Probation & Parole Officer. While at Probation and Parole, I realized my true passion was teaching and training others. I have taught as an adjunct instructor for BCTC in Lexington for several years when my full time job allowed me to travel there to teach. While, I loved my job at Probation and Parole and I do miss it immensely, I love being able to teach what I enjoy and that is Criminal Justice. My hope is that each student that comes through my door feels loved, appreciated, and gains new respect and knowledge for the Criminal Justice system as a whole. I have a Rank I certificate to teach Occupation-Based Law Enforcement Classes. I am also certified to teach English through the University of the Cumberland's and I teach English Intervention during Study Zone. I am the Chair of the BCHS attendance committee, BCHS Leadership Team, Y-Club Adviser, member of the Trauma team, member of Kappa Delta Pi, member of Kentucky Council for Crime and Delinquency, serve on YSC Advisory Council, and member of the Fraternal Order of Police. 

As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!


***Club Information***

Attention to all Bath County High school students! You are eligible to join Y-Club! The mission of the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association is to develop engaged citizens and servant leaders, inspired to affect change in their school, community, Commonwealth, nation, and world. Through learning, service, and community activism, the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association fosters critical thinking, leadership, and social responsibility in teens. The Y-Club will participate in The Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA), a 3-day expanded educational opportunity in which students serve as part of a model state government. Students will write and submit bills to KY YMCA and debate those bills with other high schools around Kentucky. KY YMCA offers a variety of learning opportunities along with several scholarship opportunities! Dues are $13  if you would like to run for an office (5 positions available). You may begin campaigning now! 

Officer Positions available:

PRESIDENT-->The president should be an experienced Student Y member, OR a driven student willing to commit their time to the betterment of the members, school, and community. 

VICE PRESIDENT-->The VP should be a driven student, who is passionate about service learning, possesses a positive and encouraging leadership style, and has a collaborative spirit.

SECRETARY-->The Secretary should be a highly organized student, who has a passion for keeping other’s motivated and on-track, while participating in meaningful service opportunities. This student should have strong verbal and written skills, be tech and internet savvy, and able to create spreadsheets and work with numbers.

Service Chair-->The Service Chair should be a student who is an independent, critical thinker, with strong research and community outreach skills.

Civic Engagement Chair-->The Civic Engagement Chair should be a student who is deeply invested in local politics and activism, is interested in building community partnerships, and is a strong public speaker.


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