LEXINGTON, KY, August 23, 2011 — Fifteen University of Kentucky students, recipients of the Republic Bank Foundation Commonwealth Scholarships, met with Republic Bank CEO Steve Trager August 22 on the UK campus at a reception to honor them and to help kick off their freshman year at UK. Twenty scholarships were awarded in total.
Each Republic Bank Foundation Commonwealth Scholarship provides $2,500 per year in a renewable annual scholarship; the total assistance for each student is $10,000 toward the cost of a four-year degree program. This is the first year that scholarships have been offered.
The scholarship winners are: Brent Dickerson and John Magner of Bowling Green, KY; Chelsea Lawson and Brandon Morgan of Crestwood, KY; Landon Mimms, of Florence, KY; Victoria Votaw of Georgetown, KY; Matthew Stewart of LaGrange, KY; Robert McCray, Hailey Salyers, Morgan Sizemore, Benjamin Southworth, Emily Stringfellow, David Whitehead and Dylan Woolum of Lexington, KY; Ryan Collins, of Independence, KY; Natalie Holt, Christopher Lyvers and Alex Shacklette of Louisville, KY; Davis Barrios of Prospect, KY; and Levi LaCoursiere of Shepherdsville, KY.