Powell County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Baylee Brewer, Erika Howard, and Megan Norman, all seniors at Powell County High School, are each the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship from Powell 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.
Baylee Brewer plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University to pursue a degree in nursing. Brewer is the daughter of Doug and Becky Brewer of Stanton, KY.
Erika Howard is heading to Murray State University to obtain a degree in pre-veterinary medicine. Howard is the daughter of James and Angie Howard of Clay City, KY.
Megan Norman will attend Bluegrass Technical College to earn a degree in obstetrics and gynecology. Norman is the daughter of Ricky and Mona Norman of Clay City, 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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