Scholarships

The Bluegrass Pro Chapter has given more than $30,000 in college scholarships to outstanding Kentucky journalism students. In 2017, the scholarship was named for the Carl West, former editor of The State Journal in Frankfort.

1999 — John Stamper, $500                             

1999 — Becky Bruce Zani, $500                                                    

2000 — Dena Tackett, $500                                                         

2000 — Amanda Macheé York, $500                                            

2001 — Jennifer Rogers, $500                                                             

2001 — Ashley York, $500                                                                  

2002 — Sarah May Heaney, $1,000                          

2002 — Scott Sloan, $1,000                          

2003 — Cassandra Kirby, $1,000                          

2003 — Kevin T. Martin, $1,000                          

2004 — Jeremiah Massengale, $1,000                          

2004 — Rebecca Neal, $500

2004 — Jennifer Anne Robertson, $1,000                          

2005 — Derek R. Blyer, $1,000                          

2005 — Margaret Fenton, $1,000                          

2006 — Laura M. Kersey, $1,000                          

2006 — Kelly McKinney, $1,000   

2007 — Megan Annette Jones, $1,000

2007 — Melissa Marie Mollohan, $1,000

2008 — William “Breck” Breckinridge Normert III, $1,000

2008 — Rebecca Sweeney, $1,000

2009 — Laura Elizabeth Butler, $1,000

2009 — Marianne Hale, $1,000

2010 — Emily Boyer, $1,000

2010 — Marianne Hale, $500

2010 — Laura Butler, $500

2011 — Leah Voss, $1,000

2011 — Adam Turner, $1,000

2012 — Kristina Ruth Hamon, $1,000

2013 — Mary Alford, $1,000

2013 — Jacob Blair, $1,000

2017 — Mackenzie Manley, $1,000  (Carl West Scholarship)

2017 — Christopher Decker, $1,000  (Carl West Scholarship)

2017 — Amber Noel Booth, $1,000  (Carl West Scholarship)

2018 — Collin A. Overton, $1,000  (Carl West Scholarship)

2019  — Natalie Hamren, $1,000; Joshua Kelly, $1,000