Rockcastle County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Seven Rockcastle County students, all seniors at Rockcastle County High School, are the recipients of college scholarships from Rockcastle 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.

Pamela Miller and Megan Taylor, of Mt. Vernon, KY, were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Miller plans to attend Eastern Kentucky Unversity, and Taylor will attend Northern Kentucky University.

Cameron Brown and Maggie Kate Franklin, of Broadhead, KY, were each awarded a $500 scholarship. Brown is heading to Berea College and Franklin will attend to Johnson University.

Cameron Lynn Cornelius, Vina Alynn Renner and Sarah Roberts, of Mt. Vernon, KY, were each awarded a $500 scholarship. Cornelius plans to attend Georgetown College. Renner is heading to Somerset Community College, and Roberts plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

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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