Jake Waford Performs at Kentucky Farm Bureau Variety Showcase

 

Jake Waford of Shelby County (center) is recognized for his performance at the 2017 KFB Variety Showcase in Louisville. Also pictured are David S. Beck, Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President (left) and Rob Payne, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company, Vice President of Claims (right).

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Shelby County’s Jake Waford performed before a live audience during the November 30 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 98th annual meeting in Louisville. Winner of both the Shelby County and District 5 preliminary contests, Waford was one of 11 acts invited to perform at the state  Variety Showcase. The competition is sponsored annually by KFB to support youth achievement in entertainment.

Waford, who sang “Who I’d Be”, was awarded a $250 check for being named the District winner of the Variety Showcase.

KFB’s District 5 is a regional grouping of Kentucky counties, including: Anderson, Bullitt, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Mercer, Nelson, Shelby, Spencer, Washington, and Woodford.

 

 

 

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