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September 21, 2020

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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 […]

ELI winning team earns EKU scholarship offer

Four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) have earned college scholarship offers from Eastern Kentucky University for an innovative new market product that will help keep cell phones germ free. High school students Breece Hayes II, Shawna Holbrook, William “Mason” Miller, and Hunter Davis, members of the winning team The […]

Houseboat Vacation tickets on sale

For the sixth year, Conley Bottom Resort and The Center for Rural Development are partnering for the 2014 Houseboat Vacation Giveaway. The winning ticket will receive a houseboat vacation valued up to $3,500 and a gasoline allowance of $200.

Rogers Explorers graduate from final summer camps

Sixty incoming high school freshmen from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been at Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University this week for the final two summer sessions of the 2013 Rogers Explorers program.

Register online for 5K Walk/Run

Pre-registration forms are now available online for The Center for Rural Development’s first-ever “Dollars for Scholars” 5K Walk/Run to support the Rogers Scholars summer youth leadership program. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 7,  at 9 a.m. at The Center in Somerset and will include a $100 cash prize and trophy for the overall male […]

Second class of Scholars graduates

Thirty-two rising high school juniors from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated Friday night from the second and final summer session of the 2013 Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, and Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator, presented each graduate with a certificate acknowledging his […]

Winning ticket drawn

A Pulaski County woman is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland. Christine Dudley of Somerset will receive a Houseboat Vacation package valued at up to $3,500, including a $200 fuel allowance, from Conley Bottom Resort Marina as the grand-prize winner of The Center for Rural Development’s regional fund-raising campaign to support Rogers Scholars. U.S. […]

Rogers Scholars graduate recognized

Rogers Scholars graduate Chandler Hutchinson was presented the Doug Reece Memorial Award at Friday night’s graduation program at The Center for Rural Development. Hutchinson, 16, a student at Pulaski County High School, had the highest-scoring application among the first class of 2013 Rogers Scholars graduates. As an award recipient, he received a handcrafted Appalachian dulcimer […]

Scholars hear from former Gov. Collins

Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins spoke to Rogers Scholars Wednesday on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. Collins, the only woman ever elected to the highest office in Kentucky, was invited to speak at a luncheon before the first class of Rogers Scholars. Among the highlights of her administration was the landing […]

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