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FFA President Gage Tucker earns scholarship

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Wayne County High School FFA President Gage Tucker 

      Wayne County High School Senior Gage Tucker has been selected to receive a $500 Johnnie Mathias Kentucky Association of Agriculture Educators (KAAE) Scholarship. He recently received word that the KAAE Scholarship Committee was impressed with his application and is excited to provide him with this financial support.

      “Gage is an awesome student. He has worked very hard, especially this year being Virtual. As our FFA president, he coordinated all of the monthly FFA meetings and activities.  He also created a FFA Google Site, which all members could access.  I am really proud of his growth over his four-year high school career and am super excited to see great things from him in the future,” said Wayne County Agriculture Education Teacher/FFA Advisor Justin Horton.

       Tucker, the son of Daniel and Melissa Tucker, is looking forward to this fall as he plans to attend the University of Kentucky; College of Agriculture, Food and Environment to obtain a degree in Career and Technical Education (Agriculture Education). He hopes to have a career as an Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor.

        He has worked hard during his academic career at Wayne County Schools.  “Academics wise, I am in the top ten of my graduating class and have maintained a 4.25 and higher grade point average while taking rigorous classes such as Advanced Placement and Dual-Credit courses,” said Tucker.

        Congratulations and best wishes as a Kentucky Wildcat.

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