Changing Lives Through Scholarships
by Terri Vincent, Edmonson County Coordinator
Madison Shea Moore was a 2010 recipient of a $1500 scholarship awarded by Community Action of Southern Kentucky, funded by American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Madison graduated from Western Kentucky University on May 17, 2014 with a dual degree in Science and Math and Middle School Science.
Madison worked a minimum of 15 hours while attending college as a full time student. She said the scholarship awarded by Community Action prevented her from having to take out student loans her first year of college. She used $500 to pay books and $1000 for tuition. Without this scholarship she would have had to work more hours to pay off the loans and buy books.
Madison is going to pursue a career in teaching and has already been student teaching seventh grade at Edmonson County Middle School this past year. She hopes to get a job in her own community and begin her career.
For more information about Community Action of Southern Kentucky, contact Charity Parrish at 270-782-3162 or email@example.com.