Campbell County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Six Campbell County high school students received college scholarships from Kentucky 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.
Deborah Myers of Sonlight Ridge Homeschool Academy was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Campbell County Farm Bureau. After graduating from high school, Myers plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in agricultural economics. She is the daughter of Steve and Cheryl Myers of California, KY.
Hanna Baehner of Dixie Heights High School received a $1,000 scholarship from Campbell County Farm Bureau. Baehner will attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in kinesiology. She is the daughter of Rod and Sara Baehner of Villa Hills, KY.
Hannah Tucker of Newport Central Catholic received a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Tucker plans to attend Northern Kentucky University to pursue a degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Lisa L. Tucker of Cold Spring, KY.
Kelly Cropenbaker of Campbell County High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Campbell County Farm Bureau. Cropenbaker plans to attend Lincoln Land Community College to pursue a degree in agricultural communications. She is the daughter of Edwin and Michele Cropenbaker of California, KY.
Dustin Gosney of Campbell County High School received a $1,000 scholarship from Campbell County Farm Bureau. Gosney will attend Eastern Kentucky University to earn a degree in aviation. He is the son of Jeremy and Shelly Gosney of Butler, KY.
Lydia Kramer of Campbell County High School received a $1,000 scholarship from Campbell County Farm Bureau and will attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in bioengineering. She is the daughter of Terry and Joyce Kramer.
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.
- Danny Cunningham: Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Farmer of the Year
- November 19, 2018
There is something that can be said about tradition when it comes to farming. Danny Cunningham, the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year knows all about that kind of tradition. He lives about a half a mile from where he was born and raised, in the small Calloway County community of Penny. There he began his farming experience that continues today.
- Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year
- November 15, 2018
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.
“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.
- Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
- November 7, 2018
Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. The finalists are Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty of Meade County, Wesley and Alicia Logsdon of Pulaski County, and Drew and Liz White of Union County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the end of November.