Nicholas County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships - Kentucky Farm Bureau

Nicholas County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Wilson Switzer and Leah Gardner, both seniors at Nicholas County High School, are each the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from Nicholas 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.

Wilson Switzer plans to attend Morehead State University to pursue a degree in construction management. Switzer is the son of Glenn and Amy Switzer of Carlisle, KY.

Leah Gardner will attend the University of Kentucky to obtain a pre-dietetics degree. Gardner is the daughter of Todd and Jennie Gardner of Carlisle, 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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