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Four students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

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   Amanda Cape and Valerie Terry of Bullitt Central High School, Helen Heines of North Bullitt High School and Evan Young of Bullitt East High School are the 2011 recipients of a $2,000 college scholarship from Bullitt County Farm Bureau. 

Levi LaCoursiere, a student at the University of Kentucky, was also awarded a $1,000 college scholarship from Bullitt County Farm Bureau. These are five of the 210 college scholarships worth a total of $269,100 that the Bullitt County Farm Bureau, Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and numerous other individual county Farm Bureaus awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

After graduating, Cape plans to attend Bellarmine University to major in nursing and pursue a career as a neonatal nurse. She is the daughter of Ricky and Angela Cape of Shepherdsville.

Terry plans to attend Western Kentucky University. She is the daughter of Dennis and Penny Terry of Shepherdsville.

Heines intends to enroll at Western Kentucky University to major in secondary education and pursue a career as a high school teacher. She is the daughter of Robert and Joy Heines of Shepherdsville.

Young plans to study agricultural biotechnology at the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in pharmacy. He is the son of Jeffery and Sheila Young of Shepherdsville.

The scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.