Whitley County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Katherine Grace Whitaker, a senior at Whitley County High School, is the recipient of a $3,000 college scholarship from Whitley County 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.
After graduating from high school, Whitaker plans to attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in psychology. She is the daughter of Dean and Jane Whitaker of Williamsburg, 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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