Floyd County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Six Floyd County high school seniors received college scholarships from Floyd 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.

The 2018 Floyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship recipients include:

Hannah Bradford of Prestonsburg High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. After graduating from high school, Bradford plans to attend Big Sandy Community and Technical College to obtain degrees in finance and business. She is daughter of Clark and Reka Bradford of Prestonsburg, KY.

Destiny Paige Compton of Betsy Layne High School also was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. After completing high school, Compton will attend Galen College of Nursing to earn a degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Stevie and Jennifer Compton of Grethel, KY.

Rachel Greene of Johnson Central High School received a $2,000 scholarship. Greene plans to attend Morehead State University to earn a degree in optometry. Greene is the daughter of Mark and Melanie Greene of East Point, KY.

Tyler Martin of Prestonsburg High School received a $2,000 scholarship. After graduating from high school, Martin plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in human health services. Martin is the son of Lenville and Beverly Martin of Martin, KY.

Gregory Ryne Slone of Prestonsburg High School received a $2,000 scholarship. Slone will attend Eastern Kentucky University to obtain a degree in dietetics. He is the son of Gregory and Kimberlee Slone of Prestonsburg, KY.

Rachel Gabrielle Williams of Betsy Layne High Scool received a $2,000 scholarship. After graduating from high school, Williams is heading to the University of Pikeville to earn a degree in biology. She is the daughter of Kevin and Tina Williams of Dwale, 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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