Amanda Arts, Pike County Central High School, Pikeville, KY
Amanda, is a Governor’s Scholar, Rogers Scholar and Kentucky Commonwealth Ambassador, majoring in chemical engineering. Her long resume includes theater, varsity soccer, and student council.
Brandon Brown, Dixie Heights High School, Ft. Mitchell, KY
Brandon is majoring in chemical engineering. He has been a Governor’s Scholar, a varsity football player, and track athlete. He was involved in Student Council, Math Team, and Beta Club among his long list of extracurriculars. He is also an award-winning visual artist.
Connor Burns, Boyle County High School, Danville, KY
Connor has excelled in varsity soccer and elite club soccer, as well as varsity swimming. He was KHSAA Academic All-State all four years of high school. A Governor’s Scholar, he is majoring in bioengineering.
Alisha Deshmukh, DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky
Alisha is majoring in bioengineering with an eye toward medical school. She is a Governor’s Scholar, which at Manual was an even harder accomplishment. Among her long list of achievements and voluntarism, are class president and varsity soccer player.
Sam Embry, Grayson County High School, Leitchfield, Kentucky
Sam was raised on a farm in Grayson County. He was a Governor’s Scholar and a varsity tennis player. He participated in Academic Team and captained his school’s Quick-Recall team. He is majoring in chemistry.
Gabrielle “Ellie” Farley, Highlands High School, Ft. Thomas, KY
Ellie, a National Merit Semifinalist, majors in public health. She has been an elite dance team member, captain of the varsity soccer team, and has had summer experiences at Thomas More College and Georgetown University.
Garrett McGrady, DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY
Garrett was captain of Manual’s speech team, won a medal at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and has actively worked in two labs of UofL faculty. He is majoring in electrical engineering.
Davis Pyle, Hopkinsville High School, Hopkinsville, KY
Davis is an Eagle Scout, a Governor’s Scholar and a member of his school’s Science Olympiad team. He played varsity tennis and has earned a second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He is majoring in electrical engineering.
Graham Reynolds, Carol Martin Gatton Academy, Bowling Green, KY
Graham graduated from Gatton Academy, a dual-enrollment high school at Western Kentucky University, with two years of college credit. He has active experience in a cancer lab at Western. He is majoring in biochemistry.
Kayla “Maria” Shields, Thomas Nelson High School, Bardstown, KY
Maria is a Governor’s Scholar and was the Student Organization Council president who was active in Kentucky Youth Assembly, Future Farmers of America and her high school’s academic team. She is majoring in biology.