By Laura Rogers - WBKO TV
Buffalo "B." Stille of the Grammy nominated group Nappy Roots dropped out of college to follow his dreams of a music career. He promised his mother he would finish his degree, and he did so in May 2019.
Keyona Jeffreys, a 34 year-old single mother of four, found the strength and tenacity to overcome a myriad of obstacles and setbacks in her life. No matter how many times life knocked her down, Keyona never gave up on her goal to earn her GED and go to college.
The Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS) pays tuition for up to 60 credit hours toward the completion of an associate degree. The WRKS is available to Kentucky residents who have earned a high school diploma or are working toward completing a GED. Recipients must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher to remain eligible the following semester.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College continues to train and prepare the next generation of essential frontline heroes. The College is offering the community the opportunity to support these students and programs through the SKYCTC Future Frontline Heroes Fund. This fund will provide scholarships and aid to students in the crucial fields of healthcare, education, transportation, culinary and public safety and grants to the faculty in these programs to advance their instruction.