From left, first-generation students Amanda Newsome of Floyd County, Afiya Meeks of Lexington and Cherokee Willoughby of Mt. Sterling studied at the First Scholar program's "Two-One-Seven" lounge in UK's Funkhouser Building.
From left, first-generation students Amanda Newsome of Floyd County, Afiya Meeks of Lexington and Cherokee Willoughby of Mt. Sterling studied at the First Scholar program's "Two-One-Seven" lounge in UK's Funkhouser Building. HERALD-LEADER
From left, first-generation students Amanda Newsome of Floyd County, Afiya Meeks of Lexington and Cherokee Willoughby of Mt. Sterling studied at the First Scholar program's "Two-One-Seven" lounge in UK's Funkhouser Building. HERALD-LEADER

UK programs help first-generation college students

February 11, 2012 09:38 PM