Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

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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. […]

19
Jul
2016

Second class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]

 
19
Jul
2016

Winner of Houseboat Vacation Announced

Harlan County basketball coach wins Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland to support Rogers Scholars youth leadership program It was a normal day at work for Kentucky Mine Supply Company employee Tim Engle. Engle was returning from lunch when he got an unexpected telephone call. Delaney Stephens, youth programs coordinator and community liaison for The Center for […]

13
Jul
2016

Second class of Rogers Scholars arrives at Lindsey Wilson

Thirty-two high school students arrive on Lindsey Wilson campus for second week of 2016 Rogers Scholars Thirty-two high schools students from 26 Kentucky counties are on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) this week for the second and final session of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program. The group of rising high school juniors from […]

06
Jul
2016

First class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students graduate from first week of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program “Rogers Scholars has truly been a life-changing experience. My time at Rogers Scholars has opened my eyes and taught me how to be a leader and have a heart for community service.” – 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Allison “Alli” Wade of […]

28
Jun
2016

First class of Rogers Scholars arrives at Lindsey Wilson campus

Thirty-two high school students arrive on Lindsey Wilson campus for first week of 2016 Rogers Scholars Thirty-two high schools students from 25 Kentucky counties are on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) this week to begin what former Rogers Scholars graduates have described as “an experience of a lifetime.” The group of incoming high […]

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 […]

 
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 […]

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