Letcher County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Thirteen Letcher County high school seniors received college scholarships from Letcher County Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship:  Shawnee M. Cress (Cumberland), Brittany M. Smith (Whitesburg), Makayla N. Jones (Jeremiah), Sophia G. Narramore (Whitesburg), Brooke Saurer (Partridge), Amy N. Cook (Premium), Katherine Braswell (Viper), Eric Maggard (Blackey), Lindsay B. Bentley (Jenkins), Jessika C. Moushon (Ison), Savannah M Parsons (Whitesburg), Meghan Combs (Whitseburg), and Corey S. Sparkman (Hallie).

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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