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Education briefs, October 16

Area students admitted to University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG — The following students have been admitted for the fall class of 2019 at the University of the Cumberlands:

Joshua Barnett of Harrodsburg (Mercer County Senior High School); Michaela Brandenburg of Stanford (Lincoln County High School); Rebekah Gilliam of Paint Lick (Madison Southern High School); Shelby Halstead of Lancaster (Lincoln County High School); Ryan Jackson of Danville (Danville High School); Kassie Lay of Lancaster (Rockcastle County High School); and Delaney Sowders of Hustonville (Casey County High School).

Montgomery receives $1,000 Homemakers scholarship

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Larkin Montgomery receives her $1,000 scholarship check from Mary Ann Sharp, Homemaker Scholarship Committee chair.

During Homemakers Week, the Boyle County Extension Homemakers Association is recognizing Larkin Montgomery as their 2018 Scholarship recipient.

Montgomery is currently attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College where she is completing her general education classes. She plans to finish her degree in family and consumer science — early childhood education at Eastern Kentucky University.

Mongomery received $1,000.

Information about the scholarship can be picked up at the Boyle County Extension Office at 99 Corporate Drive or check with your local guidance counselors in the coming weeks. The scholarship is available to current high school seniors in Danville/Boyle County who plan to major in the field of Family and Consumer Science or related discipline.