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The Center for Rural Development

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20
Apr
2016

2016 Rogers Scholars class announced

The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the 2016 Class of Rogers Scholars. Sixty-four high school students from 45 Kentucky counties within The Center’s primary service area have been selected to attend this summer’s session of Rogers Scholars. “The Rogers Scholars program gives high school students an experience of a lifetime to grow […]

 
16
Oct
2015

Have some fun and support Rogers Scholars

Dress in your favorite glow outfit or wear your Halloween costume to the third annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. The family-friendly event will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, from 7-9 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. Walkers and runners are encouraged to wear bright colors and glow accessories. Glow sticks, neon bracelets, necklaces, neon tights, […]

 
29
Apr
2015

2015 Rogers Explorers Participants Selected

180 students from The Center’s 45-county service area of Southern and Eastern Kentucky selected to participate in the 2015 Rogers Explorers program: First Name Last Name County Residence School Name Chloe Burton Adair Russell County Middle School Abigail Dykes Adair Cumberland County Middle School Talyn Alderman Bath Bath County Middle School Andrew Barber Bath Bath […]

 
17
Apr
2015

One Way to open for Halfway to Hazard on April 24 Concert

Somerset’s own rock ‘n’ roll band, One Way, has been making a name for themselves on the local music scene and will represent the next generation of young musicians at a benefit concert featuring Nashville recording artists Halfway to Hazard to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. These four young […]

 
14
Apr
2015

2015 Rogers Scholars Participants Selected

63 students from The Center’s 45-county service area of Southern and Eastern Kentucky selected to participate in the 2015 program: First Name Last Name County of School High School Cole Schmidt Adair Adair County High School Nathaniel Franklin Adair Adair County High School Shelby Walker Bath Bath County High School Danielle Saylor Bell Gateway Christian […]

 
16
Mar
2015

Rogers Scholars Benefit Concert

Nashville recording artists Halfway to Hazard return to their Kentucky roots for a live concert performance to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Rising country music duo Chad Warrix and David Tolliver will take the stage on Friday, April 24, at 7;30 p.m. at The Center in a benefit concert for Rogers Scholars and […]

 
12
Sep
2014

Casey County entrepreneur and Rogers Scholar Alum Jordan Meece is a finalist in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

Casey County entrepreneur Jordan Meece, third from left, owner of Aqua 41, was recognized as a finalist at the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program in the Young Entrepreneur business category. Representatives from the EIEA sponsoring partners, from left, Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO, The Center for Rural Development; Brett Traver, executive director, Southeast […]

 
31
Mar
2014

Donate and support Rogers Scholars

Make a donation to Rogers Scholars and support our youth on Kentucky Gives Day. The Center for Rural Development is asking residents in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to support the region’s youth and make an online donation to the Rogers Scholars program on April 9 during Kentucky Gives Day. Kentucky Gives Day is a 24-hour online […]

 
23
Jan
2014

Harlan County Rogers Scholar Selected To Attend Healthy Habits Summit During PGA Tour Event

  LOCAL TEEN SELECTED TO ATTEND HEALTHY HABITS SUMMIT DURING PGA TOUR EVENT   Pineville, Ky 1/7/14  – Jay Phillips from The First Tee of Pine Mountain has been selected to attend The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits Summit in La Quinta, Calif., Jan. 12-15.  The summit will be held in conjunction with the 2014 […]

 
04
Nov
2013

Rogers Scholar participates in national forum

October 28, 2013  – Jay Phillips from The First Tee of Pine Mountain has been selected to attend Auntie Anne’s Leaders & Entrepreneurs Forum in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 31 through Nov. 3. Jay will join 50 participants of The First Tee, ages 13-17, to participate in this national event. The three-day forum, held at the […]

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