Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

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02
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars Week 2 July 8-13, 2018 – Instructions for Camp

As summer vacation begins, I hope you are looking forward to your participation in the Rogers Scholars program. The time is fast approaching when you will be joining us in Columbia, and we are very excited as that date nears! This information is designed to provide you with all the information you need in order […]

 
02
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars Week 1 June 24-29, 2018 – Instructions for Camp

As summer vacation begins, I hope you are looking forward to your participation in the Rogers Scholars program. The time is fast approaching when you will be joining us in Columbia, and we are very excited as that date nears! This information is designed to provide you with all the information you need in order […]

29
Nov
2017

Thank you for supporting Rogers Scholars on #GivingTuesday

Thank you to everyone who was a part of #GivingTuesday on 11-28-17! Great news—It was a success! We raised $1,780.00 for our youth. It is all thanks to friends like you, and your generosity during this giving season. The Rogers Scholars program is successful because of your contributions, allowing youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky […]

02
Nov
2017

Support our youth on #GivingTuesday

Support our youth in southern and eastern Kentucky on #GivingTuesday 11-28-17 Youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky face many obstacles in their journey to adulthood. The persistent cycle of poverty in Appalachia, and the recent layoffs in the coal mining industry, have only exacerbated the feelings of hopelessness that many youth say they have experienced. […]

12
Oct
2017

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2018

Do you want to build your leadership and entrepreneurial skills? Apply now for the Rogers Scholars program and start your journey toward becoming the leader you want to be in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The Rogers Scholars program provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students to fulfill their potential […]

19
May
2017

Sixty-two high school students from Southern and Eastern KY have been selected as 2017 Rogers Scholars

The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce 62 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been selected to attend this year’s 20th annual Rogers Scholars program. The Rogers Scholars program is an intensive one-week summer program that provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students in […]

17
May
2017

Houseboat Vacation Raffle

You could win a Houseboat Vacation from Conley Bottom Resort! Enter a chance to win a fantastic vacation and support our youth in the process! Every ticket gives you the chance to win a “Houseboat Vacation” on scenic Lake Cumberland courtesy of Conley Bottom Resort. The vacation is valued up to $3,500 based on seasonal […]

08
May
2017

ALUMNI PROFILE: Adair County siblings reflect on Rogers Scholars experience

There is nearly a 10 year age difference between Adair County siblings Kyle Mann, 22, and Brandi Blackburn, 31, but the brother and sister duo have never been closer. Growing up they had the same drive for success – they both attended the same undergraduate school, the same graduate school, and they both went into […]

 
27
Dec
2016

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2017

Do you want to build your leadership and entrepreneurial skills? Apply now for the Rogers Scholars program and start your journey toward becoming the leader you want to be in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The Rogers Scholars program provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students to fulfill their potential […]

29
Nov
2016

Support our youth on #GivingTuesday

Support our youth in southern and eastern Kentucky on #GivingTuesday 11-29-16 Youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky face many obstacles in their journey to adulthood. The persistent cycle of poverty in Appalachia, and the recent layoffs in the coal mining industry, have only exacerbated the feelings of hopelessness that many youth say they have experienced. […]

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