Community Focus - Scholarships awarded by Mercer County Farm Bureau
- July 11, 2013
Ashton Jones and Alex McRay, recent graduates of Mercer County Senior High School, are the recipients of $1,000 college scholarships from Mercer County Farm Bureau. These awards are two of the 250 college scholarships worth a total of $337,300 that the Mercer County Farm Bureau, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and numerous other individual county Farm Bureau organizations awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Jones received the Mercer County Farm Bureau Young Farmer Scholarship designed for students pursuing a degree in agriculture. He plans to attend the University of Kentucky to obtain a degree in Agriculture Education. Jones will pursue a career in agriculture extension or as a high school agriculture teacher. He is the son of Mike and Debbie Jones of Salvisa.
McRay is the winner of the Mercer County Farm Bureau Scholarship open to all members. He is headed to Morehead State University to major in Agriculture and plans to be an agriculture teacher. He is the son of Mike and Leigh McRay of Harrodsburg.
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