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.

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