Crittenden County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Emmalea Barnes, Mauri Collins, Corbin Wilson, and Samuel Winders, all seniors at Crittenden County High School, each received a $1,000 college scholarship from Crittenden 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.

Emmalea Barnes will attend Hopkinsville Community College to pursue a degree in agronomy. Barnes is the daughter of Adam and Lesiea Barnes of Salem, KY.

Mauri Collins plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University to pursue a degree in occupational therapy. Collins is the daughter of Stuart and Pam Collins of Marion, KY.

Corbin Wilson plans to attend Western Kentucky University to earn a degree in geology. Wilson is the son of William and Mary Wilson of Salem, KY.

Samuel Winders will attend Murray State University to study music education.  Winders is the son of Donald Jackson and Mary Ann Winders of Marion, 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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