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Students represent McCreary County at the Kentucky Youth Seminar


Photo submitted Haley Johnson, Kasey Stephens & Aubree Stephens


McCreary Central High School students recently represented McCreary County at the Kentucky Youth Seminar.  The seminar is sponsored by the University Of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Council of Cooperatives.

These three students earned their way to the three day conference by participating in the local American Private Enterprise Seminar presented by the McCreary County Cooperative Extension Service.  The local program was sponsored by United Cumberland Bank, McCreary County Chamber of Commerce and SKRECC.

While at the conference the youth participated in numerous educational programs and was in competition for prize money, scholarships and a trip to the national program to be held at Va. Tech in late July.

All three students won the trip to the national program.

Haley was part of the Junior Leaders program, she placed 2nd out of 13 and won a $400 scholarship.

Kasey won a $600 scholarship, was top scorer for local and state program combined scores, took second place in both written test, was elected secretary of her board, and her board placed 3rd.

Aubree was elected chairman of her board, her board placed 2nd in competition, and she placed 3rd in one of the written test.

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