2016 Henderson County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

 

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Recipient’s Name: William Luke Wilson

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: University of Kentucky
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: “Modern Agronomic Crop Production”
  • Recipients Chosen Career: Agronomist
  • Parents' Names: William and Teresa Wilson
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $750

Recipient’s Name: James Thomas Payne

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Murray State University
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: “Agriculture Education”
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Agriculture teacher with possible advancements in administrative and political positions
  • Parents' Names: James H. and Penny Payne
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: Michaela Elizabeth Boeglin

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: University of Kentucky
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: “Agriculture Education”
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Agriculture teacher
  • Parents' Names: Jamie and Andrew Boeglin
  • Hometown: Owensboro, KY

 

Scholarship Amount:$500

Recipient’s Name: Kelsey Marie Nobles

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Henderson Community College
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: “Agriculture Business”
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Agriculture Business
  • Parents' Names: Kevin and Laura Nobles
  • Hometown: Robards, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: Logan James Thrasher

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: University of Kentucky
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: Business
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Business/Marketing
  • Parents' Names: Jobee and Cathy Thrasher
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: Kayla Morgan Gabhart

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Bellarmine University
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: English
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Author
  • Parents' Names: Charles and Julie Gabhart
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: Kelly Elizabeth McIndoo

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Murray State University
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: Agriculture Business
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Agriculture
  • Parents' Names: Robert and Mary McIndoo
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: Ashley E. Skaggs

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Murray State University
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: Education
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Math Teacher
  • Parents' Names: George and Paula Skaggs
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

 

Scholarship Amount: $500

Recipient’s Name: John Riley Dawson

  • Recipient’s High School: Henderson County High School
  • Recipient’s Chosen College: Henderson Community College
  • Recipient’s Chosen Major: Agriculture Business
  • Recipient's Chosen Career: Agronomy/Ag Sales
  • Parents' Names: Karl and Lynn Dawson
  • Hometown: Henderson, KY

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