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June 11, 2012

Diederich winners announced

ASHLAND — Eighteen high school graduates from northeastern Kentucky have been chosen to receive scholarships from the John T. and Ada M. Diederich Educational Trust.

They include:

-Deborah Kaylen Boggs, West Carter High School, daughter of Heith and Nancy Boggs. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Akasia Renee Bradley, Fairview High School, daughter of Leslie Crawford and Danny Bradley. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Stephen Lindsey Burke, Lawrence County High School, son of Lindsey and Deborah Burke. He plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Kristen Hope Clevenger, Greenup County High School, daughter of Carneda Gail Clevenger and Larry Joe Clevenger. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Hunter Shayne Easterling, East Carter High School, son of Shayne and Lisa Easterling. He plans to attend Murray State University.

-Madison Hope Fannin, Russell High School, daughter of John M. Fannin of Flatwoods and Jennifer Fannin of Ironton. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Tyler C. Gibbs, Fairview High School, son of Jamie and Jason Gibbs. He plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Samuel Delaney Hunter, Paul G. Blazer High School, son of Samuel and Susan Hunter. His college plans are undecided.

-Eden Alyse McKenzie, Fairview High School, daughter of Darin McKenzie and Tommy Leadingham. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-B.J. Moore, Sheldon Clark High School, son of Billy Moore and Angie Zeek. He plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Samuel Joseph Perkins, Russell High School, son of Mark and Angela Perkins. He plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Shelby Rene Pigmon, Lawrence County High School, daughter of Walter and Sherry Pigmon. She plans to attend Marshall University.

-Charles Tanner P’Simer, West Carter High School, son of John “Charlie” P’Simer and Sheila K. Porter P’Simer. He plans to attend Maysville Community and Technical College, Rowan campus.

-Emily Elizabeth Qualls, Boyd County High School, daughter of Mitch and Beth Qualls. She plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Lincoln Allen Stamper, West Carter High School, son of Danny Stamper and Donna Stamper. He plans to attend Maysville Community and Technical College, Rowan campus.

-James Bradley Stark, Lawrence County High School, son of Brad and Sandra Stark. He plans to attend Morehead State University.

-Sherana Mary Nicole Tomblin, Lawrence County High School, daughter of Margaret and Clifford Tomblin. She plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

-Kaylyn W. Renee Wilson, Greenup County High School, daughter of Tony and Stephanie Wilson. She plans to attend Asbury University.

The trust awards the scholarships based on character, work ethic and service. Recipients must have lived in Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence or Martin counties for at least the past three years, maintained a grade average between 2.25 and 3.55 and received at least a 17 on the ACT.

The scholarships pays $12,000 per year for five consecutive years to cover tuition, books, fees, room and board.

MIKE JAMES can be reached at mjames@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2652.

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