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 […]
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 […]
Members of the 2013 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute winning team were recognized on Monday, September 9 at The Center for Rural Development as part of the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) Luncheon. The regional awards program honors business owners and entrepreneurs for their economic success, community contributions, and operational achievements in a business or non-profit organization. Each member of the […]
Sixty-three runners and walkers participated in the first annual Dollars for Scholars 5K Walk/Run to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The event was held Saturday, Sept. 7, starting at The Center. “We are so grateful to have such a tremendous support base for the Rogers Scholars program. Given this […]
The fourth and final class of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Explorers program got underway on Wednesday at Morehead State University. Delaney Stephens, Community Liaison and Youth Programs Coordinator for The Center, welcomed 30 rising high school freshmen from 20 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. As part of the three day, two night […]
Saturday, September 7, 2013 Please join us for a fun and exciting event to help support the youth of southern and eastern Kentucky! All proceeds go to the Rogers Scholars Program. Registration begins at 7:30 am • Walk/Run begins at 9:00 am The Center for Rural Development • 2292 S. Hwy 27 • Somerset, KY 42501 Registration […]
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 […]
U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) has recognized a 2011 graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program for her work on a local playground project.
As part of its initiative to recruit the best students anywhere in Kentucky, the University of Louisville announced it is offering $10,000, or $2,500 per year up to four years, in exclusive college scholarships to current and future graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. UofL president Dr. James R. Ramsey met with […]
An online news article posted by The Huffington Post this week draws attention to the lifelong value education in the STEM majors—that’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—has on the earning potential of a college graduate.
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