Mercer County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Ashley Nichole Nolan and Austin James Arnold, both seniors at Mercer County Senior High, are the recipients of college scholarships from Mercer 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.

Ashley Nolan was awarded a $1,000 "Mercer County Farm Bureau Young Farmer Scholarship.” After graduating from high school, Nolan plans to attend Morehead State University to pursue a degree in agriculture. Nolan resides in Harrodsburg, KY.

Austin Arnold was awarded $1,000 “Mercer County Farm Bureau Scholarship.” Arnold will attend the University of Kentucky to obtain a degree in computer engineering. He is the son of Michael and Marjorie Arnold of Harrodsburg, 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.

 

KFB Spotlight

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation
January 13, 2021
Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off
January 11, 2021
American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off

The American Farm Bureau’s Virtual Convention kicked off with an opening address by AFBF President Zippy Duvall from his farm in Georgia.

KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Gov. Beshear's Proposed $50 Million Allocation for Rural Broadband Deployment
January 8, 2021
KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Gov. Beshear's Proposed $50 Million Allocation for Rural Broadband Deployment

"I would like to thank Governor Beshear for allocating $50 million in his proposed budget to the broadband deployment fund. Expanding broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the state has never been more important than it is right now."