Scholarship winner 
Desiree M. Staton, center, of Fayette County has been awarded the Legacy of Leadership Non-traditional Scholarship presented by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women. The $500 scholarship goes to a student who has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. A 2002 graduate of Harrison County High School, Staton is maintaining a 3.644 grade point average and majoring in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky. She also is a member of three honor societies. She volunteers for Girls Educational Mentoring Service, worked on a team to build a retaining wall for erosion control for Muir Valley and led the ASCE Volleyball Tournament fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Pictured, from left: Dia Davidson, WLEX-18, emcee; Staton; and Maria Bush, chair, scholarship committee.
Scholarship winner Desiree M. Staton, center, of Fayette County has been awarded the Legacy of Leadership Non-traditional Scholarship presented by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women. The $500 scholarship goes to a student who has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. A 2002 graduate of Harrison County High School, Staton is maintaining a 3.644 grade point average and majoring in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky. She also is a member of three honor societies. She volunteers for Girls Educational Mentoring Service, worked on a team to build a retaining wall for erosion control for Muir Valley and led the ASCE Volleyball Tournament fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Pictured, from left: Dia Davidson, WLEX-18, emcee; Staton; and Maria Bush, chair, scholarship committee.
Scholarship winner Desiree M. Staton, center, of Fayette County has been awarded the Legacy of Leadership Non-traditional Scholarship presented by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women. The $500 scholarship goes to a student who has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. A 2002 graduate of Harrison County High School, Staton is maintaining a 3.644 grade point average and majoring in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky. She also is a member of three honor societies. She volunteers for Girls Educational Mentoring Service, worked on a team to build a retaining wall for erosion control for Muir Valley and led the ASCE Volleyball Tournament fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Pictured, from left: Dia Davidson, WLEX-18, emcee; Staton; and Maria Bush, chair, scholarship committee.

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