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Farmland Preservation
Community Services

Education Pays


Scholarship is awarded each year for $750.00 which is renewable for four years if grades are maintained. Major must relate to agricultural.

Four are on scholarship now. Ashley Hazelwood, a junior at UK, Kendra Horn, a sophomore at UK, Brady Core, a freshman at Lexington Community College & Levi Henderson, a freshman at UK. Applications are available at the office in March of each year.

Ashley Hazelwood Kendra Horn Brady Core Levi Henderson
Ashley Hazelwood Kendra Horn Brady Core Levi Henderson

The district has a stop at Environmental Day for 300-5th graders at Anderson Dean Park in May of each year.

Environmental Day - 2005 Awards Banquet - 2005
Environmental Day - 2005 Awards Banquet - 2005

Art & Writing Contest

The art & writing contest is in progress now at all schools and home schools.
The prizes are as follows in each school winner:

  • 1st place - $50.00, plaque, certificate, t-shirt

  • 2nd place - $30.00, plaque, certificate, t-shirt

  • 3rd place -$20.00, plaque, certificate, t-shirt

  • County Winner - $100.00, plaque, certificate from District

  • County Winner - $50.00 Savings Bond from Courier-Journal

  • County Runner-up - $50.00, plaque certificate from the District

The Art & Writing Awards banquet is planned for Feb. 9 or 16, 2006 at Lions Park.

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