Barren County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) - – Mariah Hughes and Mattea Wyatt, both seniors at Barren County High School, are each the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from Barren County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Mariah Hughes will attend Western Kentucky University to obtain a degree in broadcast news and marketing. Hughes is the daughter of Mark and Letitia Hughes of Glasgow, KY.
Mattea Wyatt plans to attend South Central Kentucky Community & Technical College, followed by Murray State University. She plans to earn a degree in agriculture education. Wyatt is the daughter of Mark and Rochelle Wyatt of Glasgow, 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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