2017 Scholarship Program

Paducah Power System has awarded three scholarships to local 2017 high school graduates.  The scholarships were for one student attending any public college or university in Kentucky and two students attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College.  John Holtgrewe, Briar Travis and Richard Phillips each received $2,000 scholarships.  Holtgrewe is a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School, Travis graduated from McCracken County High School and Phillips graduated from Christian Fellowship School.

Holtgrewe will attend the University of Louisville and pursue an engineering degree.  Holtgrewe was a National AP Scholar, a Governor’s Scholar and a member of the Chamber of Commerce’s Youth L.E.A.D. program where he was selected as Outstanding Youth of the Year.  He is the son of Veronica and Greg Holtgrewe.

               John Holtgrewe

Travis plans to begin his college education at WKCTC and eventually transfer to the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in computer engineering.  Travis is an Eagle Scout, was a member of the MCHS marching and concert bands and has participated in various community service projects such as Groceries for Good.  He is the son of Denise and Kenneth Travis.

                   Briar Travis

Phillips also plans to attend WKCTC and the University of Kentucky College of Engineering to earn a degree in mechanical engineering.  He was a member of the track and field team and has taken several mission trips.  He is the son of Michelle and Richard Phillips.

                    Richard Phillips

The application process for the 2018 scholarship program will begin in January 2018.