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Morris Foundation to present Lewis Sexton Scholarship Fund Awards in Louisville

Three Kentucky high school seniors will receive $5,000 college scholarships through a fund named in honor of Lewis Sexton, former president of UAW Local 862

On Tuesday, Aug. 8, the Morris Foundation will present awards from the Lewis Sexton Scholarship Fund at an evening event at UAW Local 862.

Sexton is the grandfather of Nate Morris, founder and chairman of Morris Industries. Morris is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon Global, the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.

In partnership with the Blue Grass Community Foundation, the fund provides scholarships to children of UAW Local 862 members or retirees who plan to attend college in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This is the 2nd year of the scholarship fund.

The 2017 scholarship recipients are:

• Cameron Lee Fontes High School: Louisville Male High School; College: Western Kentucky University

• Alyssa Katherine Mead High School: Valor Traditional Academy; College: JB Speed School at the University of Louisville

• Austin James Smith High School: Louisville Male High School; College: University of Louisville

For more information on the scholarship program, please visit: morrisindustries.com.

From Morris Foundation

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