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270.826.7505

ellen@hendersonkychamber.com

114 North Main Street
Henderson, KY 42420

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Henderson Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the recipients of two Henderson Chamber $500 scholarships.
 
The Chamber scholarship is awarded to applicants from Henderson County High School, with preference given to students that are in the Central Academy or takes classes in the CTE unit. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation and write an essay addressing evidence of perseverance and determination.
 
Recipients must show proof of enrollment to a college or technical school. The scholarship money can be used for tuition books, school supplies, housing or any other needs related to the recipient’s education.
 
Lauren Brooke Alexander will be attending Auburn University in the Fall with a focus on Public Relations. She is a 2020 graduate of Henderson County High School and was a member of the National Honor Society, DECA and Y Club. She also served on Student Council and as Class Treasurer. Her parents are Jeremy and Jill Alexander and her hobbies include reading, shopping and traveling.  
 
Madison Baker will be attending the University of Kentucky in the Fall to pursue a degree in Psychology and Neuroscience. She is a 2020 graduate of Henderson County High School and was a member of the National Honor Society, Leo Club, FFA and Commonwealth Honors Academy. She also played percussion in the HCHS Band, and performed in school musicals. She is the daughter of Amy Lancaster and Jake Baker. Her hobbies include reading, reptiles and music.
 
“Continued education beyond high school is so very important to the success of individuals and the economic development of communities. We are excited to be able to help students achieve their goals of higher education.” States Ellen Redding, President of Henderson Chamber of Commerce.