Washington County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships - Kentucky Farm Bureau

Washington County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

 

Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Five Washington 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.

Sarah Marie Downs of Bethlehem High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. After graduating from high school, Downs plans to attend Bellarmine University. She is the daughter of Elaine Downs of Springfield, KY.

Haley Carlette Hardin of Washington County High School was awarded a $500 scholarship from Washington County Farm Bureau. Hardin will attend Campbellsville University to study biology. She is the daughter of David and Carla Hardin of Willisburg, KY.

Timothy Nathaniel Messer of Washington County High School received a $500 scholarship from Washington County Farm Bureau. Messer plans to attend the University of Kentucky to earn a degree in agriculture education. He is the son of Tim and Rita Messer of Mackville, KY.

Elizabeth Ann Osbourne of Washington County High School received a $500 scholarship from Washington County Farm Bureau. After completing high school, she plans to attend the University of Kentucky to earn a degree in agricultural economics. She is the daughter of Bob and Denise Osbourne of Springfield, KY.

Chassity Leean Warner of Washington County High School received a $500 scholarship from Washington County Farm Bureau. Warner will attend Elizabethtown Community & Technical College to pursue a degree in agriculture education. She is the daughter of Thomas and Christine Warner of Springfield, 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.

KFB Spotlight

Katie Cecil Named the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Generation Bridge Advocate of the Year
November 21, 2022
Katie Cecil Named the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Generation Bridge Advocate of the Year

Katie Cecil of Daviess County, a second-generation farmer at Cecil Farms, was named the 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Generation Bridge Advocate of the Year.

2022 Young Farmer Gold Star Awards
November 14, 2022
2022 Young Farmer Gold Star Awards

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Gold Star award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

Advocating for Kentucky Agriculture
November 3, 2022
Advocating for Kentucky Agriculture

As the harvest season in Kentucky winds down, I understand the challenges many of you have faced, especially our state’s corn producers. I have heard yield numbers anywhere from 32 bushels per acre where the drought came at the worst possible time during the growing season, to nearly 200 bushels in spots where the rains were adequate.