28 students named scholarship winners over the weekend

Over the weekend, 28 local students received scholarships.

The students were honored Sunday at the Emerging Technology Center at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

The scholarships are part of the McCracken County Community Career Endowment Inc. Educational Assistance Scholarships.

Funding for the scholarships come from the Community Foundation of West Kentucky Endowment started by the late Fred Paxton and wife, Peggy.

This year $23,550 worth of scholarships were granted.

Students are chosen based on their GPA, financial need, achievements, and future goals.

The recipients are:

Alaysia Hamilton–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Communications Major

Yazmine Martinez–Murray State University, Biology/Pre-Medicine Major

Alex’zandria Dunbar–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Pre-Law/ Business Major

Kaylyn Telfair–MCHS Senior, Murray State University, Veterinary Science Major

Jade Townsley–Murray State University, Athletic Training Major

Johnathan Farr-Finch–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Business Major

Micheal Hassel–PTHS Senior, Ball State University, Musical Theater Major

Jennai Mitchell–PTHS Senior, Undecided, Accounting Major

Tamera Lott–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Music Education Major

Alexis Chandler–PTHS Senior, Western Kentucky University, Biology/Pre-Medicine Major

Renita Skinner–West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Early Childhood Education Major

Tamia Travis–PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Social Work Major

Bishlam Pea–University of Kentucky, Human Health Science Major

Cherika Johnson–University of Kentucky, Human Nutrition Major

Anitra Hill—PTHS Senior, San Francisco University, Music/Art Major

Kamari Turnley–University of Kentucky, Health Society and Populations Major

Tawnie Flemons–West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Medical Information Technology Major

Jada Johnson–PTHS Senior, Western Kentucky University, Business Major

Aliyah Parnell–PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky, Biology/Pre-Medicine Major

Dujuan Thomas–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Business Major

Juanya’ Moss–Lindsey Wilson College, Human Services and Counseling Major

Heather Redd–West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Major

Philip Johnson, Jr.–PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Music Major

Nyla Blue–PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky, Nursing Major

Aaron Draw–PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Physical Education Major

Ceriae Smith–PTHS Senior, University of Louisville, Psychology Major

Marcus McCutcheon–PTHS Senior, Johnson University, Counseling Major

R’Reon Reed–PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky, Nursing Major

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