Jefferson County Scholarship Awards - Kentucky Farm Bureau

Jefferson County Scholarship Awards

 

Jefferson County Farm Bureau was trilled to award several scholarships for the 2014 school year. The following students are the lucky recipients:
 

  • Blake Christopher Merkley - Awarded a $16,000.00 Scholarship.
  • Elmedina Brkic - Awarded a $16,000.00 Scholarship.
  • Hannah Elizabeth Oates - Awarded a $1,000.00 Scholarship.

 

Blake Christopher Merkley
Blake Christopher Merkley with his family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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