Bluegrass Mensa Web Page
March 5, 2017

Bluegrass Mensa is a local chapter of Mensa International, a not-for-profit society whose sole qualification for membership is a score in the top 2% on any of a number of standard IQ tests. Mensa has three major purposes: Mensa holds no opinions, champions no causes, and is not affiliated in any way with other organizations. Bluegrass Mensa serves central and eastern Kentucky, and is in Mensa Region 3. Our bylaws were last revised in 2005. Each month we usually have a:

If you live or work in our area, and are interested in joining Mensa, please contact our LocSec, Kaye Arnold, by E-mail at or by phone at (859)229-9246. (859)253-1178. If you live outside our area, please E-mail American Mensa's National office at for information on a Mensa group near you.

Bluegrass Mensa will hold two Mensa Test Sessions on Saturday, April 22 at Sullivan University, room 150 (downstairs), 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington.

In the morning we will give the regular test suite: the Wonderlic Personnel Test and the Reynolds Adaptable Intelligence Test (RAIT), Scoring in the top 2 percentile on either or both tests qualifies you for Mensa. For this test session, registration opens at 9:00am, testing will begin at 10:00am sharp, and we should be done by noon.

In the afternoon we will give the Culture-Fair Test Suite: the SRA Pictorial Reasoning Test, the Cattell Culture Fair Test, and the Nonverbal Reasoning Test. Scoring in the top 2 percentile on one or more of these tests qualifies you for Mensa. For this test session, registration opens at noon, testing will begin at 1:00pm sharp, and we should be done by 4pm.

The testing fee is $40 per test suite, which may be paid:

Candidates will need to bring a photo ID. You must be 14 years old or older to take Mensa's tests. Children under 18 must have a Testing Consent Form (available at the test session, or in advance) signed by a parent or legal guardian. A photo ID or birth certificate may be used as proof of age.

To get to Sullivan University, take New Circle Road to the southwest side of Lexington. Head into town on Harrodsburg Road. Go about 0.9 mile, and Sullivan University will be on your left.

If interested, please contact John Barnes, by E-mail at or by phone at (859)253-1178 by Friday, April 21. We may be able to handle a few walk-ins, but people who have notified us in advance will have priority.


Pictures of some Bluegrass Mensa Events

Dine-Around Dinner
Dine-Around Dinner
Monthly Party
Monthly Party
Jackson B. Lackey Picnic
Annual Jackson B.
Lackey Picnic

Who's Who in Bluegrass Mensa

Kaye Arnold

Karen D.
Vice LocSec

John Barnes
Treasurer, Proctor Coordinator, Publisher, and Webmaster

Sabine G.
At-Large Member, Scholarship Chair, Eastern Kentucky Area Coordinator, and Editor

N. T. Ricker
At-Large Member, Editor
N. T.

Ron H.
At-Large Member

Mayur Shah
At-Large Member

Michael Campbell

Connie H.

Some Other Active Members and Friends


Links to Other Interesting Web Sites:

LexicoM is now available online! If you belong to American Mensa:
  1. Go to
  2. Log in using your E-mail address and password
  3. Click on the down arrow on the "Filter by Local Group" line
  4. Click on "Blue Grass Mensa (03/403)"
  5. Click on the "search and filter" button.
  6. Click on the link for the issue of LexicoM that you wish to read

These pages and all content Copyright 2015 by Bluegrass Mensa, all rights reserved. MensaR and the Mensa logo (as depicted for example in U.S. TM Reg. No. 1,405,381) are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by American Mensa, Ltd., and are registered in other countries by Mensa International Limited and/or affiliated national Mensa organizations.

This web page is written in HTML using IBM's Personal Editor 2 (PE2), using the techniques described in CREATING YOUR OWN WEBPAGE, by John Barnes.

Please send corrections, updates, and suggestions for improvements to John Barnes at

Last updated March 5, 2017