The Madisonville Community College Lions Club presented Kody Appleby and Jamie Slaton with the Retha Tarter Lions Club scholarship in the amount of $700 each during the club’s meeting on March 15.
Appleby, of Mortons Gap, has been enrolled at MCC since 2015 and will graduate in May with an Associate in Arts degree. He will be transferring to Murray State University to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in the area of Occupational Safety and Health. Kody is an active member of the MCC Archery team and volunteers at both Hopkins County Central High School and South Hopkins Middle School with their archery teams. He also volunteers at Mortons Gap Christian Church with the middle school student ministry.
Slaton, of White Plains, is completing her second semester at MCC and anticipates graduating in May 2018 with an Associate in Arts degree. She plans to transfer to Murray State University to pursue a degree in elementary education. Jamie is a regular volunteer at the Damascus Road House in Nortonville, a community outreach center that draws teens from all over Hopkins County.
Since 2003, the MCC Lions Club has contributed $10,000 to the college’s scholarship funds. This enables MCC to offer scholarships from private donations to more students.