KaCo offers scholarships to Boyle, Danville high school students

Published 10:41 am Tuesday, March 1, 2022

KACo, The Kentucky Association of Counties, is awarding two presidential scholarships to selected graduating seniors from a public high school in the home county of this year’s KACo president, Boyle County Magistrate Phil Sammons.

These scholarships are valued at (potentially) $8,000 each, eligible for renewability up to four years, with $2,000 awarded annually prior to graduation.

Students must attend either Boyle County High School or Danville High School to be eligible for the scholarships. The recipients must attend an in-state college or university or a two-year technical college in the fall following graduation.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The online application will be available to students on this page March 1, 2022, and applications must be submitted no later than April 1, 2022, at 5 p.m. EST.

To prepare for the application process, students should begin collecting the following:
•recommendation letter from the staff person at their high school (not to exceed one page);
• recommendation letter from a local community member (not to exceed one page); and
• information for a student resume listing activities, clubs, offices held and any honors worth noting.

There will be an essay question for applicants with a response not to exceed 500 words.

Contact Susan Riddell at susan.riddell@kaco.org with any questions.