Hopkins County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Victoria Hight, McKenzie Rodgers and Abigail Waide, all seniors in Hopkins County, are the recipients of college scholarships from Hopkins 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.

Victoria Hight was awarded a $2,000 scholarship and plans to attend Western Kentucky University to pursue a degree in health sciences. Hight is the daughter of Tony and Karen Hight of White Plains, KY.

 

 

McKenzie Rodgers received a $2,000 scholarship and will attend Western Kentucky University to pursue a degree in education. Rodgers is the daughter of Jeffery and Kristal Rodgers of White Plains, KY.

 

 

Abigail Waide also received a $2,000 scholarship and plans to attend the University of Louisville to obtain a degree in nursing. Waide is the daughter of Forrest and Lori Waide of Madisonville, 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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