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University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences

LEXINGTON — The University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences recently recognized outstanding undergraduate students for 2019-2020. Among them was Lauren Seeger of Hopkinsville. Seeger received the Willard R. Meredith Memorial Award.

A particular strength of the Department’s programs is the emphasis on original research, even at the undergraduate level. Chemistry majors garner the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen professions, whether continuing to graduate school to become research scientists, to industry or to professional schools.

Pennyrile Electric scholarships

Pennyrile Electric awarded scholarships to several local graduating high school seniors.

Recipients for 2020 are: Hayden Cunningham, Trigg County High School; Janae Bracey, Hopkinsville High School; Lantana Hight, Christian County High School; Paige Jenkins, Hopkinsville High School; Margaret Gillum, Todd County Central High School; Sarah Glover, Todd County Central High School; and Tanner McCuiston, Todd County Central High School.

The Washington Youth Tour, which annually sends a Pennyrile Electric delegation of high school juniors to the nation’s capital was canceled this year. Pennyrile Electric cooperative instead has awarded each student selected for the program with a $1,000 scholarship toward his or her first semester of college. The students include Briley Mitchell and Parker Smith, Trigg County High School; Averie Turner and James Kinney, Hopkinsville High School; Emily Hancock, University Heights Academy; Luke Bottoms, Heritage Christian Academy; Skyler McKinney and Baylee Klees, Todd County Central High School.

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