Paducah Power System awarded three scholarships to local 2019 high school graduates. The scholarships were for local students attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) and any public college or university in Kentucky. Recipients must be customers of PPS.
Emily Jones, Karcee Webb and Katelyn Rogers each received $2,000 scholarships. Jones and Rogers are graduates of Paducah Tilghman High School. Webb graduated from McCracken County High School.
Rogers plans to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in medicine. She is an AP Scholar, a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar and a Youth LEAD graduate. Rogers is the daughter of Rebecca and Michael Rogers.
Jones will enroll at WKCTC and work toward her associate degree before transferring to a university to pursue medical school and a[AU1] career as a doctor. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders and Beta Club. She was also president of HOSA. Jones is the daughter of Jerry Jones.
Webb plans to attend WKCTC with a goal of obtaining her associate degree and transferring to the University of Louisville. She is interested in Engineering. Webb was active in Track and Cross Country and helped with the Reidland Elementary Running Club. She is the daughter of Michele and John Webb.
The Paducah Power Scholarship program opens for applications on January 2 of each year.