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.

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