Dunn receives KYTC engineering scholarship

Published 12:07 pm Thursday, June 20, 2019

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SOMERSET — Jackson Dunn, a 2018 graduate of Lincoln County High School, has been selected to receive a full scholarship from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) to pursue a civil engineering degree at Western Kentucky University.

This competitive scholarship, established in 1948, has been awarded to more than 1,800 exceptional students from throughout the state. Dunn is one of 18 students to receive the civil engineering scholarship this award cycle.

Currently, the scholarship is worth up to $51,200 for a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering for students who attend or plan to attend the University of Kentucky in Lexington, the University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, or Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

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Students, who are chosen based on performance in high school, ACT scores, aptitude in math and science, and an interest in engineering as a career, are offered the opportunity to work for the Cabinet during summer months, as well as secure full-time employment upon graduation.