, Corbin, KY


June 1, 2011

Ten Tri-County students selected for Rogers Scholars

CORBIN — Special to the Times-Tribune

Farris Strong of Laurel County, Jordin Huddleston, Gabriela Sadler, Sarah Perkins, Kayla Church, Alex Chumbley and Wayne Logan of Whitley County, Callie Ann Dixon, Rebecca Bolinger, and Jonathan Hubbard of Knox County have been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program this summer.

Strong is a sophomore at North Laurel High School. She is the daughter of Rogers and Kim Strong of East Bernstadt.

Dixon, daughter of Charley and Marcia Dixon of Barbourville, and Bolinger, daughter of Mark and Monica Bolinger, also of Barbourville, are sophomore students at Barbourville High School.

Hubbard, son of Michael and Kelli Hubbard of Girdler, is a sophomore at Corbin High School.

Chumbley, son of Terri and Brent Chumbley of Corbin; Logan, son of Duane and Alicia Logan of Corbin; Church, daughter of Matthew and Sherry Church of Corbin; and Sadler, daughter of Krista and Terry Jackson of Whitley County and Luke Sadler, attend Corbin High School.

Perkins, daughter of David and Patty Perkins of Williamsburg, attends Williamsburg Independent School.

Huddleston, daughter of Terry and Jodi Huddleston of Williamsburg, attends Whitley County High School.

These students were chosen from a record 336 applicants to participate in the 2011 Rogers Scholars program, and will be eligible for exclusive scholarship offers from 15 participating colleges and universities in Kentucky and Tennessee.

The first group of Rogers Scholars will be at The Center June 26-July 1 for the opening week session. The final summer session is planned for July 10-15.

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