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KentuckianaWorks, Allison Hershel wins SummerWorks2012 Scholarship

Nursing student receives two-year scholarship to JCTC

Date Published: 8/23/2012

Allison Hershel, who worked with Hosparus as an administrative specialist through the SummerWorks2012 program, is the winner of the KentuckianaWorks:SummerWorks2012 Scholarship, a two-year scholarship award to Jefferson Community and Technical College. The 21-year-old single mother is currently enrolled at JCTC taking the pre-requisite classes for the nursing program.

The scholarship competition was open to youth participating in SummerWorks2012 who had completed high school or gotten their GED. Applicants had to write an essay describing their educational and professional goals and outline what steps they are taking to ensure success in meeting those goals. Other eligibility requirements and performance criteria had to be met by applicants.

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Allison Hershel holds the letter informing her of her two-year scholarship award from Jefferson Community and Technical College after she was selected winner of the KentuckianaWorks:SummerWorks2012 Scholarship competition. Joining Hershel in the announcement are Mary Ann Hyland-Murr, vice president, Workforce Solutions for Jefferson Community and Technical College, left; Keena Sweeney, Hershel’s mother; James C. Worthington Sr., KentuckianaWorks Board Chair; Jennifer Hancock, vice president of External Affairs for Volunteers of America; the Rev. Frank M. Smith Jr., executive vice president and special assistant to the president of Simmons College of Kentucky; and Michael Gritton, executive director of KentuckianaWorks, which administered the SummerWorks2012 program and scholarship competition.
Photo by Dawghaus Photography

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