Monroe County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Lydia Lyon Proffitt and Caroline Grace Rushing, both seniors at Monroe County High School, are each the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship from Monroe 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.
Lydia Proffitt plans to attend Western Kentucky University to earn a degree in mathematics. She is the daughter of Darrick and Stacy Proffitt of Tompkinsville, KY
Caroline Rushing will attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in music therapy. She is the daughter of John and Jennifer Rushing of Gamaliel, 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.
- Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year
- November 11, 2019
Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.
- Down the Backroads: The Resources We Have Around Us That We Never Seem To Use
- November 7, 2019
A good buddy of mine is an automotive technician and works on some of the newest and most technologically advanced vehicles on the road. During a recent conversation, I mentioned to him how surprised I am at the number of automobiles being manufactured these days without turn signals.
- Johnson County Farm Family Making the Best of Available Resources
- November 7, 2019
Getting to Flat Gap, Kentucky is not the easiest of trips, but well worth it once you arrive. The small eastern Kentucky town is located in the heart of the mountain region of Johnson County as well as in the state’s rich coal mining country.