Whitesburg KY

LCC grads earn scholarships



College-bound students who graduated from Letcher County Central High School earlier this week have been awarded scholarships and cash awards totaling $2,575,000. The names of the students and the scholarships and awards they received are:

• Appalachian Wireless Scholarship: Casey Sturgill, $1,000

• Letcher County Education Foundation: ($500 each) Cassandra Jones, Benjamin Mason, Hannah Wampler, and Courtney Whitaker

• Mission of Hope Scholarship: Austin Caudill, $10,000 to be received in four payments of $2,500

• Whitesburg ARH Auxiliary Scholarship: Victoria Ingram, $500

• Bobbie Whitaker Golf Scholarship: Tamara Everly, $4,000 divided into four payments.

• Cumberland Valley Rural Electric Cooperative Scholarship: Kirsten Sexton, $1,000

• Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award: Hannah Adams, $200

• Daughters of the American Revolution/JROTC Award: Elizabeth Haley, $200



• Foundation for Fighting Renal Disease in Kentucky: ($100 each) Benjamin Mason, Jaley Caudill, Morgan Blair

• Gwen Whitaker Encouragement Scholarship: Hannah Wampler, $100

• Jeff & Hettie Mayes Scholarship: Benjamin Mason, $1,000

• Kentucky Farm Bureau/ Letcher County Farm Bureau Scholarships: ($1,000 each) Amber Wright, Courtney Whitaker, Hannah Wampler, Kiley Short, Benjamin Mason, Cameron Kincer, Katanna Fugate, Sara Coots, Sydney Caudill, Emily Baker, Dylan Fultz, Caleb Fleming

• Kentucky Blood Center Scholarship: Luke Little, $1,500

• Kentucky DPP Attendance Scholarship: Benjamin Mason, $250

• Letcher County Chamber of Commerce Work Ethic Program Scholarship: Cameron Kincer, $1,000; Benjamin Mason, $500

• Letcher County Chamber of Commerce Work Certificates: Benjamin Mason, Abigail Barker, Hannah Adams, Journey Adams, Emily Baker, Cameron Kincer, Teresa Autumn Niece, Hannah Wampler



• Letcher County Teachers Organization (LCTO) Jack and Ruby Burkich Scholarship: Hannah Wampler, $250

• Letcher County Teachers Organization (LCTO) Jon Henrikson Scholarship: Noah Griffith, $250

• Letcher County Teachers Credit Union Scholarship: Hannah Wampler, $500

• Lonesome Pine Lodge #884 Scholarship: ($500 each) Logan Gibbs, Teresa Autumn Niece, Rachel Spangler

• Mountain Heritage Festival Scholarship: ($250 each) Abigail Barker, Emily Baker, Cameron Kincer

• Order of Eastern Star Scholarship: Cassandra Jones, $500

• Rotary Club Scholarship: ($750 each) Hannah Adams, Tristin Cunniff

• Whitesburg Masonic Lodge #754 Scholarship: Dylan Fultz, $500

• WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic Scholarship: ($1,000 each) Hannah Adams, Emily Collier, Hannah Wampler

• Alice Lloyd College/Appalachian Leaders College Scholarship: ($50,000 per student to be awarded in five payments of $10,000 for total of $1,150,000 for 23 students) Alyssa Adams, Kamryn Adams, Maxwell Bailey, Micayla Brashears, Austin Caudill, Sidney Paige Caudill, Dawson Combs, Cierra Dixon, Dakota Fields, Kaitlin Fields, Logan Gibbs, Haleigh Howard, Cassandra Jones, Shelbi Kincaid, Victoria Lumpkins, Michael McKenzie Miller, Charles Sergent, Madisyn Sexton, Brittany Stamper, Laura Stiltner, Jeremy Sturgill, Tyler Turner, William Trey Wilson



• Berea College Tuition Promise Scholarship: ($100,000 each to be awarded in four payments): Torell Carter, Grayson Collier, Bryan Epperson, Victoria Lumpkins

• Centre College Grissom Scholarship: Kiley Short, $165,000

• Eastern Kentucky University Regents Scholarship: ($24,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Emily Collier, Shannon Adams

• Eastern Kentucky University Founders Scholarship: Joseph Gross, $40,000 to be awarded in four payments

• Georgetown College: Founders Scholarship: Raeann Fultz, $68,000 to be awarded in four payments

• Midway University: Opportunity Grant : Cameron Kincer, $16,000 to be awarded in four payments

• Morehead State University Dean Scholar: ($10,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Hannah Wampler, Nora Jade Bailey, Sydney Paige Caudill, Emily Collier, Michael McKenzie Miller

• Morehead State University Kentucky Scholar: ($20,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Courtney Whitaker, Jaley Caudill, Anna Morris

• Morehead State University Commonwealth Scholar: ($32,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Kirsten Sexton, Kristin Ison

• Morehead State University Governor’s Scholar: Treston Hughes, $32,000 to be awarded in four payments

• Northern Kentucky University Excellence Scholarship: Erica Gibson, $12,000

• Southeast Community and Technical College KCTCS Commonwealth Scholarship: Garrett Phillips, $2,000

• University of the Cumberlands Academic Scholarship: ($34,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Jeremy Sturgill, Joshua Whitaker

• University of Kentucky Provost Scholarship: Joseph Gross, $6,000

• University of Kentucky Lester Scholarship: Benjamin Mason, $12,000

• University of Kentucky Presidential Scholarship: ($46,000 each to be awarded in four payments) Benjamin Mason, Kirsten Sexton

• University of Louisville Department of Music Scholarship: Noah Griffith, $8,000

• University of Louisville Henry Vogt Scholarship: Treston Hughes, $14,000

• University of Pikeville Appalachian Tuition Scholarship: ($17,000 each) Ryan Hogg, Avery Stamper, Rachel Spangler, Alyassa Lawson, Emily Baker, Katanna Fugate

• University of Pikeville Presidential Scholarship: ($22,000 each) Sara Coots, Dylan Fultz

• University of Virginia at Wise Crockett Merit Scholarship: Morgan Blair, $22,000 (divided into four payments)

• University of Virginia at Wise Chancellor Scholarship: Kaitlyn Davis, $40,000 (four payments)

• Western Kentucky University Academic Merit Scholarship: Journey Adams, $16,000 (divided into four payments)

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