Board of Education Scholarship Awarded

Left to right: Angela Stallsworth-Mink – Board Vice Chair, David Pensol – Superintendent, Jessica Thacker, Dr. Tina Hasty – Board Chair, Michael Burdette – Board Member, Carrie Ballinger – Board Member and Anna Stevens-Goff – Board Member


To honor the service of the 2013 Rockcastle County Board of Education, a $250 scholarship was awarded to a Rockcastle County High School senior based on class rank, GPA, College and Career Readiness measures, community service activities and commitment to a specific college and major field of study.

The first ever recipient of this scholarship is Jessica Thacker.  She is the daughter of William Jeffery Thacker and Lisa Thacker McClure.  Jessica excels in all criteria categories.  Jessica received a Gold WorkKeys certificate and will be taking the National Registered Pharmacy Tech exam in July.  She plans to attend the University of the Cumberlands in the fall of 2013.  She is very involved in community service activities throughout Rockcastle County and is an active member of Scaffold Cane Baptist Church.