Whitesburg KY

Five receive scholarships

The recipients of the 2016 Foundation for Fighting Renal Disease in Eastern Kentucky Scholarships are Jenkins Middle/High School students Ted Allen, son of Walter and Medina Allen, and McKenzie Gibson, daughter of Mary J. Gibson, and Letcher County Central High School students Dylan Caudill, son of Larry and Karen Caudill; Alyssa Damron, daughter of Brad and Caroline Damron; and Holly Thomas, daughter of John and Robin Thomas.

The scholarships are sponsored by Dr. J.V. Chandarana, M.D., Nephrologist, and are given to the top students in math and science in the senior graduating class. The purpose of the scholarships is to promote concern, knowledge, and awareness of the importance of good renal health.

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