Ballard County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Rianah Paige Fields, a senior at Ballard Memorial High School, was awarded a $3,000 “Leadership in Agriculture” scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

After graduating from high school, Fields plans to attend Murray State University to earn a degree in agronomy. She is the daughter of Steve and Angie Fields of LaCenter, KY.

Farm Bureau scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.

 

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