2015 Cumberland County Scholarship Winners

 

The recipients are Monica Poindexter, Brooklyn Branham, and Andrea Mann. Andrea and Brooklyn are recent graduates of Cumberland County High School and Monica is a former student of Cumberland County that is currently attending the University of Kentucky. Congratulations to these three girls for their outstanding accomplishments so far. We at Cumberland County Farm Bureau, wish them the best of luck in their future!

 

From left are Brooklyn Branham, daughter of Eric Branham and Windy Spears of Burkesville; Monica Poindexter, daughter of Philip and Diane Poindexter of Burkesville; Andrea Mann, daughter of David and Amy Mann of Burkesville.

 

 

KFB Spotlight

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs
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May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

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