By Chair Lucas Mentzer, Vice-Chair Eric Farris, and President Aaron Thompson
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary

It’s been truly inspiring to see young students from across the Commonwealth step up to the microphone in the Capitol rotunda and express their thoughts on what a full scholarship to one of Kentucky’s public colleges or universities means to them. The scholarships, which are being awarded to 15 students ages 12 to 17, are a part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s vaccine incentive program to encourage Kentuckians to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

We’re very appreciative that the governor included the scholarships in his “Shot at a Million” program. The awards allow these promising youth to follow — and afford — their dreams of a college degree.

But students who don’t win

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