Laurel County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships - Kentucky Farm Bureau

Laurel County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Brian Jennings Gray and Katie Lee Gaines, both seniors in Laurel County, are the recipients of college scholarships from Laurel 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.

Brian Jennings Gray of North Laurel High School was awarded a $4,000 scholarship. After graduating from high school, he plans to attend Western Kentucky University to obtain a degree in engineering. Gray is the son of Lowell Dean and Kelli Gray of London, KY.

Katie Lee Gaines of South Laurel High School also was awarded a $4,000 scholarship. After completing high school, Gaines is heading to the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in health services. She is the daughter of Scott and Amy Gaines of London, 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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