Grant County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Jeff Dalton, Mallory Johnson, Austin Perkins, Amber Tien, Madeline Tucker, and Morgan Tucker are each the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship from Grant 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.
Jeff Dalton of Williamstown High School plans to attend Northern Kentucky University to pursue a degree in agricultural education. Dalton is the son of Mary Dalton of Walton, KY.
Mallory Johnson of Grant County High School will attend Transylvania University to earn a degree in biochemistry. Grant is the daughter of Brad and Dena Johnson of Dry Ridge, KY.
Austin Perkins of Randall K. Cooper High School plans to attend Gateway Community & Technical College to pursue a degree in science. Perkins is the son of Charles Scott and Angela Perkins of Burlington, KY.
Amber Tien of Williamstown High School is heading to the University of California Los Angeles to pursue a degree in communications. Tien is the daughter of Curtis and Heidi Tien of Dry Ridge, KY.
Madeline Tucker of Grant County High School plans to attend Gateway Community & Technical College to obtain degrees in agriculture and veterinary science. Tucker is the daughter of Shawn and Lisa Tucker of Dry Ridge, KY.
Morgan Tucker of Grant County High School will attend Gateway Community & Technical College to earn a degree in business management. Tucker is the daughter of Shawn and Lisa Tucker of Dry Ridge, 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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