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SCC Upward Bound students honored at banquet

The Somerset Community College Upward Bound Program held its annual Banquet and Awards Dinner on July 23. The students who participated in the Upward Bound Program were from Casey County, Wayne County, Russell County, Clinton County and Monticello High School. All students and their families were invited to attend and all who attended enjoyed seeing what the students had learned and created during their summer focus theme of Keep It Clean, Go Green.

Students were recognized for their participation and the following students received awards:

  • Chris Pitman of Monticello, 100% Participation Award
  • Kayla Atwood of Casey County, 100% Participation Award
  • Bridgett Davis of Wayne County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Margaret Elmore of Casey County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Lacey Bethwith of Russell County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Allison Withers of Russell County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Bayle Aaron of Russell County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Brittany Smith of Clinton County, Highest Grade Point Average Award
  • Chrissie Dennis of Monticello, Highest Grade Point Average Award

The Upward Bound Program serves high school students who are enrolled in grades 9-12 and meet federal guidelines. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

The students in Upward Bound are selected through an application and interview process. For more information you may contact the SCC Upward Bound Director, Judy Tallent, at 606 387-3717.