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September 29, 2022

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 choice right now, but she discovered a world of possibilities as a Rogers Scholar.

“The energy solutions major has brought me closer to finding my career goal,” said Williams, a student at Taylor County High School. “Although I’m still unsure of what exactly I want to do for a career, I know that environmental awareness and sustainability will be a big part of my future.”

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduated from the second class of The Center for Rural Development’s 2016 Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.

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