Daviess County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Six Daviess County high school seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $396,550 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Nia Marie Bard of Apollo High School received a $2,000 “Daviess County Farm Bureau Insurance Agents Scholarship.” Bard plans to attend the University of Louisville to obtain a degree in biology. She is the daughter of Carlton and Amy Bard of Owensboro, KY.
Caleb Robert Buckman of Owensboro Catholic High School was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Daviess County Farm Bureau. After graduating from high school, Buckman will attend Bellarmine University to pursue a degree in economics. He is the son of Kenny and Tricia Buckman of Owensboro, KY.
Sarah Claire Caldbeck of Daviess County High School was awarded a $2,500 “Tom Curtsinger Scholarship” from Daviess County Farm Bureau. After completing high school, Caldbeck is heading to the University of Kentucky to earn a degree in chemical engineering. She is the daughter of Brian and Claire Caldbeck of Owensboro, KY.
William Brian Robert Caldbeck of Daviess County High School was awarded a $1,000 “Daviess County Farm Bureau Young Farmer Scholarship.” After graduating from high school, Caldbeck plans to attend the University of Kentucky to puruse a degree in electrical engineering. He is the son of Brian and Claire Caldbeck of Owensboro, KY.
Kennedy Morgan McCollam of Owensboro High School received a $2,000 “Daniel L. Turley Scholarship” from Daviess County Farm Bureau. McCollam will attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in music therapy. She is the daughter of William and Brooke McCollam of Owensboro, KY.
Hillary Kate Payne of Owensboro High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Payne plans to attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in biology. She is the daughter of Susan Ashley Peters of Owensboro, 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.
- 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.
- Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts 2019 Legislative Preview Meeting
- November 7, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leaders and commodity executives from across the state gathered for a legislative preview meeting on November 7, 2018 at the KFB headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. The group of more than 30 individuals representing agriculture commodity groups came together to discuss several ag-related topics and the many legislative needs and concerns of farmers and rural communities throughout the Commonwealth.
- Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Funds
- October 18, 2018
Large parts of the South were devastated by the wind, rain and floods of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Learn more about how you can help farmers in need.