Perry County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Thirty-two Perry County students received college scholarships from Kentucky 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.

Perry County Farm Bureau awarded a $500 college scholarship to each of the following students:  Lauryn Amburgey, Katie Jo Campbell, Chalyn Colwell, Anna Combs, Gabrielle Combs, Haley Combs, Richard Cornett, Charles Braxton Cottongame, Erika Cumins, Haley Madden, Rachell Dean, Brody Dixon, James Dylan Fields, Madison Gadbury, Kaitlyn Herald, Trista Hill, Brooklynn Koontz, Nicholas Gage May, Marryn Mobelini, Savannah Miller, Alyssa Muha, Kamryn Noe, Katelyn Pigman, Benjamin Chase Rose, Austin Smith, Cory Smith, Brooklyn Steele, Dawson Hunter Spurlock, Alexander Vermillion, and Isaac Turner.

Vada Miller received a $500 scholarship from Perry County Farm Bureau and a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.

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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