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Georgetown native wins 2020 Treasurer’s Summer Challenge, $5,000 college scholarship

Treasurer Allison Ball and KY Saves 529 announced Donavan Shackleford, a Georgetown native, as the winner of the 2020 Treasurer’s Summer Challenge and recipient of a $5,000 college scholarship. The financial literacy challenge, lasting through the month of July, consisted of five short online lessons and one capstone essay submission. Kentucky students 13-17 years old were encouraged to participate....

Six Kentucky high school seniors from across state named to 2020 Coca-Cola Scholars program

2020 Coca-Cola Scholars (Photo from Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation) Six Kentucky high school seniors are among 150 nationwide named to the 32nd class of Coca-Cola Scholars. A joint effort of Coca-Cola bottlers across the country and The Coca‑Cola Company, the Coca-Cola Scholars Program is the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship program in the United States. With the addition...

Keeneland, thoroughbred industry partners to offer $70,000 on College Scholarship Day Friday

Keeneland is partnering with thoroughbred industry entities to offer 18 scholarships worth a total of $70,000 – more than double the $30,000 offered in previous race meets – to students as part of its College Scholarship Day on Friday, Oct. 18. Students may pre-register online to be eligible for scholarship drawings at Keeneland.com. Online registration is available through Thursday, Oct. 17, at...