McCracken County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Sarah Elizabeth Englert and Sophie V. Grogan, both seniors at McCracken County High School, are the recipients of scholarships from McCracken 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.
Sarah Elizabeth Englert was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. After graduating from high school, she plans to attend Murray State University to pursue a degree in secondary education. Englert is the daughter of Patrick and Sheri Englert of Paducah, KY.
Sophie V. Grogan also was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. After completing high school, she is heading to either Murray State University or the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in elementary education. Grogan is the daughter of Eric and Maria Grogan of Paducah, 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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