Pike County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Sixteen Pike County high school seniors received college scholarships from Pike 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.

Pike County Farm Bureau awarded a $500 scholarship to each of the following students:  Jacob A. Adkins (Kimper), Kerigan Blackburn (Pikeville), Charles D. Broderick (Pikeville), Code Byers (Pikeville), Kassidy M. Childers (Pikeville), Savannah Clevinger (Lick Creek), Lucas Coleman (Elkhorn City), Kaylee Fannin (Stopover), Alexandria Hagy (Pikeville), Noah McNamee (Forest Hills), Nicholas McNamee (Forest Hills), Collin D. Noud (Pikeville), Brady Robinson ((Pikeville), Evan Rhodes (Pikeville), Breanna Rowe (Elkhorn City) and Ethan F. Wells (Pikesville).

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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