Les Stapleton, Mayor of Prestonsburg, was among 23 city officials from across the state who were recognized as Masters of City Governance by the Kentucky League of Cities. The City Officials Training Center Awards Program event was held during KLC’s annual conference and expo, September 17-20 in Louisville. The conference drew in nearly 500 city officials and leaders from across the commonwealth. The City Officials Training Center is a voluntary education program administered by the Kentucky League of Cities. The Level III-Master of City Governance award requires the city officials to attend 90 hours of approved training with three hours of ethics training.