Shelby County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Four Shelby County high school seniors received college scholarships from Kentucky 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.
Nathan Vegh of Saint Xavier High School was awarded a $1,000 “Kentucky Farm Bureau Agents Association Scholarship.” Vegh plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. He is the son of Ferenc and Christina Vegh of Shelbyville, KY.
Nicholas Eades of Martha Layne Collins High School received a $1,000 scholarship from Shelby County Farm Bureau. Eades will attend Georgetown College to earn a degree in business. He is the son of Danny and Julie Eades of Finchville, KY.
Hannah Cleary of Martha Layne Collins High School was awarded a $1,000 “Roy V. Catlett Scholarship” from Shelby County Farm Bureau. After graduating from high school, Cleary is heading to the University of Kentucky to obtain a degree in agricultural and medical biology. She is the daughter of Robert and Vickie Cleary of Finchville, KY.
Shelby Smith of Shelby County High School received a $1,000 scholarship from Shelby County Farm Bureau. After completing high school, Smith plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in special education. She is the daughter of Harmon Scott and Cindy Smith of Shelbyville, 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.