Harrison County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) - Melicity Nakay Fraley, Anna Katherine Furnish, and Dalton Thomas Switzer, all seniors at Harrison County High School, are the recipients of college scholarships from Kentucky 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.
Melicity Nakay Fraley received a $1,000 scholarship from Harrison County Farm Bureau and a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. After graduating from high school, Fraley will attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.
Anna Katherine Furnish received a $1,000 scholarship from Harrison County Farm Bureau. After completing high school, Furnish is heading to the University of Kentucky to earn a degree in elementary education.
Dalton Thomas Switzer also received a $1,000 scholarship from Harrison County Farm Bureau. After graduating from high school, Switzer plans to attend Georgetown College to pursue a degree in finance. He is the son of Randy and Angye Switzer of Cynthiana, 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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