Russell County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Four Russell County High School seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465.400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Brooke Begley was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Russell County Farm Bureau. Begley plans to attend Cedarville University to earn a degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Barry and Tina Begley of Russell Springs, KY.
Brenna Posey also was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Russell County Farm Bureau. After graduating from high school, Posey will attend Lindsey Wilson College to pursue a degree in psychophysiology. She is the daughter of William and Brenda Posey of Russell Springs, KY.
Shelby Robertson received a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Robertson plans to attend Western Kentucky University to obtain a degree in biochemistry. She is the daughter of Brent and Pamela Robertson of Columbia, KY.
Alizabeth Smith received a $2,000 scholarship from Russell County Farm Bureau. After completing high school, she is heading to Western Kentucky University to earn a degree in biology. She is the daughter of Tracy and Lydia Smith of Russell Springs, 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.
- Finalists Named for the 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
- November 7, 2018
Three finalists have been named for the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. The finalists are Nicholas and Bethany Hardesty of Meade County, Wesley and Alicia Logsdon of Pulaski County, and Drew and Liz White of Union County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the end of November.
- Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts 2019 Legislative Preview Meeting
- November 7, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leaders and commodity executives from across the state gathered for a legislative preview meeting on November 7, 2018 at the KFB headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. The group of more than 30 individuals representing agriculture commodity groups came together to discuss several ag-related topics and the many legislative needs and concerns of farmers and rural communities throughout the Commonwealth.
- Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Funds
- October 18, 2018
Large parts of the South were devastated by the wind, rain and floods of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Learn more about how you can help farmers in need.