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December 3, 2016

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Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk race results

For three years, Josh Nadzam of Lexington and Tabitha Bell of Jamestown have dominated the Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. And this year was no exception. Nadzam, competing for his third consecutive title, won the race finishing slightly more than three minutes ahead of his nearest competitor with a time of 18:15. Bell was the […]

Second class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]

First class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students graduate from first week of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program “Rogers Scholars has truly been a life-changing experience. My time at Rogers Scholars has opened my eyes and taught me how to be a leader and have a heart for community service.” – 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Allison “Alli” Wade of […]

2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) graduating class

An innovative business idea that will give iPhone users a safe, convenient way to charge their phones at night has earned four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) an exclusive college scholarship offer from Eastern Kentucky University. Grace Sink, 16, a student at Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County; Carly […]

Harlan County coach wins Houseboat Vacation

Harlan County basketball coach Tim Engle of Grays Knob is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland.

2016 Rogers Explorers Announced

One hundred and eighty-two students have been selected to attend 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program Rogers Explorers are creative thinkers, career builders, and future leaders of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. This summer, 182 students —the largest class ever—will converge on the campuses of six Kentucky colleges and universities for The Center for Rural […]

Second class of Rogers Scholars arrives at Lindsey Wilson

Thirty-two high school students arrive on Lindsey Wilson campus for second week of 2016 Rogers Scholars Thirty-two high schools students from 26 Kentucky counties are on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) this week for the second and final session of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program. The group of rising high school juniors from […]

2016 Rogers Scholars class announced

Sixty-four high school students have been selected…

KyGives Day in support of our youth

Support our Rogers Scholars program and the youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky on KY Gives Day.

30 students graduate from Rogers Scholars

Rogers Scholars graduate Lexie Emmert of Monroe County is the recipient of the Doug Reece Memorial Award and will receive a $250 college scholarship to any in-state college or university. Lexie, 16, a student at Monroe County High School, was presented the award at the graduation program for the second and final graduating class of […]

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