Simpson County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Donavon Alderson and Scott Randolph, both seniors at Franklin-Simpson High School, are the recipients of 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.
Donavon Alderson received a $1,000 scholarship from Simpson County Farm Bureau and a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Alderson plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in business finance.
Scott Randolph received a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. He is heading to Georgetown College to obtain a degree in international politics.
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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