Whitesburg KY

Hall named Rogers Scholar

Keastan Hall of Letcher County has been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program this summer.

Hall, a sophomore at Letcher County High School, will join high school students from across southern and eastern Kentucky for the leadership training program. He was chosen from a record 336 applicants to participate in the 2011 Rogers Scholars program, and will be eligible for scholarship offers from 15 participating colleges and universities in Kentucky and Tennessee.

The Center, a nonprofit organization in Somerset, invites rising high school juniors from within its 42- county primary service area to become Rogers Scholars. The Center’s flagship youth program emphasizes the development of technological skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, and a commitment to rural Kentucky. Tyme to play

East KY Tyme, a country/ bluegrass band, will play Saturday, May 28, at The Stables at Blair Lake at Cumberland from 2 to 5 p.m. They will play Saturday evening at 7 p.m. at Pound Heritage Day in Pound, Va. For more information, call Astor Taylor, (606) 633- 2708, or visit www.eastkytyme.com or East KY Tyme’s Myspace or Facebook page.

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