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.
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