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December 17, 2017

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#GivingTuesday final results

We raised $1,780 for the Rogers Scholars program and the youth of Southern and Eastern Kentucky on #GivingTuesday.

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2018

Now accepting applications for 2018 Rogers Scholars youth camp!

2017 Rogers Scholars announced

62 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been selected to attend this year’s 20th annual Rogers Scholars program.

ALUMNI PROFILE: Adair County siblings reflect on Rogers Scholars experience

There is nearly a 10 year age difference between Adair County siblings Kyle Mann, 22, and Brandi Blackburn, 31, but the brother and sister duo have never been closer. Growing up they had the same drive for success – they both attended the same undergraduate school, the same graduate school, and they both went into […]

Were you a ROGERS SCHOLAR? We want to hear from YOU!

Were you a Rogers Scholar? We want to hear from YOU!

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.

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