FRANKFORT, KY, July 25, 2017 – The Kentucky Highway Industries (KHI) Scholarship Committee, chaired by Pat Judd, Gaddie-Shamrock, LLC, recently announced their 2017 Scholarship Award Recipients. The total allocation of $59,500 will be distributed to the students during the 2017-2018 school year. Since 1998, $738,000 has been awarded to deserving students to help them achieve their educational goals. Congratulations and good luck to the following students. 
 

Vocational/Technical Certificate - $1,500.00 

Brandon Curtis of Columbia, KY. Brandon’s parent Gregory Curtis is employed by Gaddie Shamrock in Columbia, KY. Brandon plans to attend Somerset Community College and pursue an electrical lineman and CDL Class A certification.

Jacob Spencer of Frenchburg, KY. Jacob’s parent Greg Spencer is employed by The Walker Company. Jacob plans to attend Maysville Community College and pursue an industrial maintenance certification. 

 

Associate Degree - $2,000.00 

Madison King of Somerset, KY. Madison’s parent Michael King is employed by Hinkle Contracting Co., LLC. Madison is planning to pursue a science degree. 

Michaela Sanders of Coxs Creek, KY. Michaela’s grandparent Roy Sanders is employed by Mago Construction in Bardstown, KY. Michaela is pursuing a science degree at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. 

 

Bachelor’s Degree – Freshman - $2,500.00 

Justus Adams of Bowling Green, KY. Justus’ parent Dana Adams is employed by Scotty’s Contracting & Stone in Bowling Green, KY. Justus is planning to attend Western Kentucky University and pursue a music education degree.

Joseph Browning of Lebannon, KY. Joseph’s parent Charles Browning is employed by Haydon Materials. Joseph plans to pursue a civil engineering degree at the University of Louisville. 

Sydney Hatton of Carlisle, KY. Sydney’s grandparent Sharon Fogleman is employed by Summit Materials in Paris, KY. Sydney is planning to pursue a pre-dental degree with biology and business administration. 

Bethney Myers of Burksville, KY. Bethney’s parent Neal Myers is employed by Gaddie Shamrock in Columbia, KY. Bethney is undecided on her degree at this time. 

Jordan Wheatley of Springfield, KY. Jordan’s parent Lisa Wheatley is employed by Haydon Bridge Company in Springfield, KY. Jordan plans to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a human health science degree. 

 

Bachelor’s Degree – Sophomore - $2,500.00 

Elizabeth Collins of Olympia, KY. Elizabeth’s parent Bobby Keith Collins is employed by ATS Construction in Lexington, KY. Elizabeth is attending Morehead State University and pursuing a neuroscience degree. 

Olivia Holcomb of Crab Orchard, KY. Olivia’s parent Oliver Holcomb is employed by The Allen Company in Lexington, KY. Olivia is attending Spaulding University and pursuing a fine arts degree. 

Justus Johnson of Beaver Dam, KY. Justus’ parent Candace Thomas is employed by ER Trucking Company. Justus is attending Kentucky Wesleyan College and pursuing an accounting degree. 

Macey Maze of Owingsville, KY. Macey’s parent William Maze is employed by The Walker Company in Mt. Sterling, KY. Macey is pursuing a political science degree at Eastern Kentucky University. 

Tori Watkins of Cynthiana, KY. Tori’s parent Diana Watkins is employed by Judy Construction in Cynthiana. Tori is attending Northern Kentucky University and pursuing a degree in informatics/broadcasting/media. 

 

Bachelor’s Degree – Junior - $2,500.00 

Sonya King of Somerset, KY. Sonya’s spouse Michael Ray King is employed by Hinkle Contracting Co., LLC in Somerset, KY. Sonya is pursuing an elementary education degree at the University of the Cumberlands. 

Taylor Brooks of Glendale, KY. Taylor’s parent Jay Brooks works at Scotty’s Contracting & Stone in Elizabethtown, KY. Taylor is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Kentucky. 

Amanda Ward of Salyersville, KY. Amanda’s parent Lloyd Ward is employed by The Walker Company in Mt. Sterling, KY. Amanda is pursuing a degree in elementary education at Alice Lloyd College. 

Bethany Wheatley of Springfield, KY. Bethany’s parent Lisa Wheatley works at Haydon Bridge Company, Inc. in Springfield, KY. Bethany is pursuing an occupational therapy degree at Eastern Kentucky University. 

 

Bachelor’s Degree – Senior - $2,500.00 

Savannah Day of Owingsville, KY. Savannah’s parent Shane Day is employed by The Walker Company in Mt. Sterling, KY. Savannah is pursuing a degree in chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University.

Cole Hamilton of Owensboro, KY. Cole’s parent Jeff Hamilton is employed by Yager Materials in Owensboro, KY. Cole is pursuing a degree in agronomy/plant science at Western Kentucky University. 

Matthew Hinkle of Williamsburg, KY. Matthew’s parent Gary Hinkle is employed by Hinkle Contracting Company, LLC in Somerset, KY. Matthew is pursuing an agribusiness degree at Eastern Kentucky University. 

Katherine Hooven of Georgetown, KY. Katherine’s parent Jeffery Hooven is employed by Intech Contracting, LLC of Lexington, KY. Katherine is pursuing a degree in special education at Eastern Kentucky University. 

Erin Horton of Versailles, KY. Erin’s parent Gaye Horton is employed by the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association in Frankfort, KY. Erin is pursuing a biology/pre-med degree at the University of Kentucky. 

Jeremy Meade of Richmond, KY. Jeremy’s parent Howard Meade is employed by ATS Construction of Lexington, KY. Jeremy is pursuing an accounting degree at Eastern Kentucky University. 

Kayla Walters of Louisville, KY. Kayla’s grandparent James Walters is employed by Nally & Gibson Georgetown in Georgetown, KY. Kayla is pursuing a degree in advertising at Western Kentucky University. 

The Kentucky Highway Industries, based in Frankfort, is comprised of the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association, Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors.

 

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