Johnny Johnson and Whitney Smith of Letcher County Central High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. The students earned a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school and scored at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
As Sen. Jeff Green Scholars, they are eligible for $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. They may earn up to $10,000 toward their higher education expenses if they continue high scholastic achievement in college.
e title honors the late
state Sen. Jeff Green of Mayfield, who served in the Kentucky General Assembly from 1992 to 1997.