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.

KFB Spotlight

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"
January 20, 2021
Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.

Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness
January 18, 2021
Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky’s youth to participate in the Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholders Art Contest. The contest is designed to educate the public on the benefits of pollinators and encourage behaviors that promote pollinator habitats across Kentucky.

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation
January 13, 2021
Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”