PRTC awarded eight high school seniors from Jackson and Owsley counties with $2,000 scholarships each to help offset the cost of their college tuition.
PRTC Chief Executive Officer Keith Gabbard said each of the students are well deserving of the award.
“These students have worked exceptionally hard,” he says. “PRTC is proud to help them in the next phase of their educational career and wishes them luck in the future.”
The winning scholars were selected based on a number of criteria including student achievement, community involvement and an essay that was judged by an impartial panel of judges.
In the past nine years, PRTC has awarded scholarships totaling $150,000. This year’s winners are as follows:
- Kayla Broadus
- Olivia Bryant
- Tyra Clem
- Destiny Duff
- Austin Estridge
- Austin McQueen
- Cheyenne Nolan
- Arikka Standifer