MCCCE Announces 21 Educational Assistance Scholarship Recipients | News






The McCracken County Community Career Endowment announced the names of the 21 students who received 2021 Educational Assistance Scholarships.

Scholars are selected based on their cumulative grade point average, financial need, accomplishments, and future goals. The MCCCE reports that $22,400 was distributed among the following scholarship recipients:

  • Khristan White: A nursing major at Jefferson Community and Technical College.
  • Camryn Moore: An arts administration and theater major at the University of Kentucky.
  • Audrianna Hughes: A music education major at Murray State University.
  • Nile Leggs: A health administration major at Murray State University.
  • Yalaesha Moss: majoring in health care administration at Western Kentucky University.
  • Jackson Mundy: A business management major at the University of Louisville.
  • Wesley Saxton: A nursing major at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Jordan Ware: A criminal justice major at the University of Louisville.
  • Alexa White: A nursing major at the University of Louisville.
  • Ar’Deja Askew: A criminology major at Western Kentucky University.
  • Kymaiah Barner: majoring in hardware engineering at the University of Kentucky.
  • Jackson Goodwin: A major medical field at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Sarina Hamilton: majoring in graphic design at Murray State University.
  • Andriah Hawthorne: A music/speech pathology major at the University of Louisville.
  • Jlea Humphries: A major in General Studies at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Joel Ikome: A computer science major at the University of Kentucky.
  • Trinity Patterson: majoring in criminology at Western Kentucky University.
  • Jarmorie Sabbs: A major in business administration at the University of Campbellsville.
  • Micah Spann: A computer science major at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Dujuan Thomas: A communications major at the University of Louisville.
  • Alexia Tyler: A human development major at the University of Louisville.

In addition, the MCCCE announced the following scholarships and awards:

Fifteenth Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Laptops Winner

Ar’Daja Askew: Paducah Tilghman High School majoring in Criminology at Western Kentucky University.

Kymaiah Barner: Paducah Tilghman High School majoring in Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

Ninth Annual Charles Hicks Memorial Scholarship

KneAhjha Farmer: Paducah Tilghman High School majoring in Fashion Design at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Camdon Marshall: Paducah Tilghman High School majoring in physical therapy at the University of Kentucky.

Fifth Annual BA Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

Micah Spann: Paducah Tilghman High School majoring in Computer Science at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Paxton Fellows

Scholarships and laptops will also be given to six Class X students in the Paxton Scholars program. According to the MCCCE, Tyonia Talley, Hanna Scott, Tasjiair Jones, Jasmine Meadows, Elijah Patrick and Alexander Mayes will receive scholarships totaling $7,000 earned during their high school years, as well as a laptop and a briefcase. transportation ready for university. The MCCCE says they will also receive additional funds next year, which they will earn during their first two semesters of college. Funds received are based on the student’s GPAs.

Seven Class IX students in the Paxton Scholars program will receive the earned funds during their spring 2021 academic semester, the MCCCE said.

Fredrickia Hargrove Mentoring/Tutoring Enrichment Program

Grants of $1,200 were awarded to five area mentoring and tutoring organizations: Ninth Street Tabernacle Ministries Inc., LIFE Community Inc., the Carson Center, Black Coal and Roses Society Young Girls Organization, and Tornado Alley Youth Services Center.

The MCCCE says no one applied for the annual Second Chance Scholarship this year, but the nonprofit organization will offer the scholarship again next year.

For more information on the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, visit mccce.org.

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