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15
Jul
2013

Second class of Scholars graduates

Thirty-two rising high school juniors from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated Friday night from the second and final summer session of the 2013 Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, and Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator, presented each graduate with a certificate acknowledging his […]

 
12
Jul
2013

Winning ticket drawn

A Pulaski County woman is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland. Christine Dudley of Somerset will receive a Houseboat Vacation package valued at up to $3,500, including a $200 fuel allowance, from Conley Bottom Resort Marina as the grand-prize winner of The Center for Rural Development’s regional fund-raising campaign to support Rogers Scholars. U.S. […]

 
08
Jul
2013

Rogers Scholars arrive at Lindsey Wilson College

The second class of the 2013 Rogers Scholars arrived on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia on Sunday for the last of two summer sessions of the youth leadership program. Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator, welcomed 32 rising high school juniors from Southern and Eastern Kentucky and their parents to the Rogers Scholars program […]

03
Jul
2013

Rogers Scholars attend formal dinner with college president

Rogers Scholars brushed up on their dining etiquette skills and put on their dancing shoes for a night out on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College attending a formal dinner at the home of college President Dr. William T. Luckey Jr. and his wife, Elise. “The etiquette training and ballroom dancing classes were two very […]

 
27
Jun
2013

Scholars hear from former Gov. Collins

Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins spoke to Rogers Scholars Wednesday on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. Collins, the only woman ever elected to the highest office in Kentucky, was invited to speak at a luncheon before the first class of Rogers Scholars. Among the highlights of her administration was the landing […]

17
Jun
2013

Time is running out to purchase tickets

The Center for Rural Development is only four weeks away from a grand prize ticket drawing to see who wins a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland as part of a regional fundraising campaign to support the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The winning ticket will be drawn on July 12th during the second and final week of the 2013 Class […]

17
Jun
2013

ELI team earns EKU scholarships

A plan for a tourism-based business drafted by five graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) program has earned each of these high school students an offer of a Presidential Scholarship from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Winning team members in the 2013 ELI Business Concept Competition are Blake Blevins, Harlan […]

 
13
Jun
2013

ELI students tour local plant

Members of the 2013 Class of Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) took a break from writing their business plans on Wednesday to tour Somerset Wood Products Inc. and see how a local manufacturing plant turns raw materials into quality hardwood flooring.

 
07
Jun
2013

Newest Rogers Scholars partner

Starting with the 2013 graduating class of Rogers Scholars, Asbury University is offering exclusive college scholarships for new and future graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Asbury University President Dr. Sandra C. Gray, joined by U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) and Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The […]

 
07
Jun
2013

Explorers take on science project

Rogers Explorers donned safety goggles and got down to work in the science lab at the University of the Cumberlands last week. Explorers completed a science project and later participated in a videoconference with NASA officials. The second session of the 2013 Rogers Explorers program on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg ended on Friday. […]

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