Cash Scholarship Recipients

We would like to thank all of our generous scholarship sponsors for their continued support of the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Competition!
Cash scholarships are paid only to the school or student loan provider(s), not directly to the candidate.

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Grand Total of Cash Scholarships awarded by the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Program for 2018

Over $55,000

Miss Kentucky 2018
$18,000 Scholarship

Katie Bouchard

Sponsored by the Miss America Organization, the Miss Kentucky Organization, and the Miss Kentucky's Outstanding Teen Program

First Runner-Up
$7,500 Scholarship

Alex Francke

Sponsored by the Ervin Family

Second Runner-Up
$4,000 Scholarship

Caroline Ford

Sponsored by the Robert Pinson Memorial Fund

Third Runner-Up
$3,000 Scholarship

Haley Wheeler

Sponsored by Royal Arts Productions

Fourth Runner-Up
$1,500 Scholarship

Yulia Perevochikova

Sponsored by the Bluegrass Princess Program

Remaining Top Eleven Finalists
$500 Scholarship

Cynthia Thomas
Ally VanHook
Morgan Moses
Molly Morgan
Noelle Thompson
Hayley Leach

Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization

Preliminary Talent Awards
$250 Scholarship

Yulia Perevochikova
Cynthia Thomas
Ally VanHook
Noelle Thompson

Sponsored by Bob Haven and the Dale Wagner Memorial Fund

Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness in Swimsuit Awards
$500 Scholarship

Alex Francke
Abbigaile Gibson

Sponsored by Gerald Odom and Steve Thomas & Bob Jones

Miss America Community Service Award
$1,000 Scholarship

Molly Morgan

Sponsored by the Miss America Organization

Non-Finalist Talent Awards
$300 Scholarship

Hannah Robb
Meredith Ellis

Jo Ann Clark Scholarship Fund donated by Forever Miss Kentucky Titleholders

Non-Finalist Interview Awards
$500 Scholarship

Abigail Gibson
Shelby Morgan

Sponsored by Gerald Odom and Steve Thomas & Bob Jones

Julia Baker Non-Finalist Newcomer Award
(Highest Placing Non-Finalist Newcomer)
$500 Scholarship

Yulia Perevochikova

Sponsored by Angie Springate, Bob Haven and friends of the Miss Kentucky Organization

Preliminary Runway Award
$250 Scholarship

Alex Francke
Brooke Way

Miss America Academic Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship

Yulia Perevochikova

Sponsored by the Miss America Organization

Best Smile Award
$500 Scholarship

Caroline Ford

Sponsored by Dr. Laura Justice, DMD

Spirit of Miss Kentucky Award
$500 Scholarship

Ollie Ballew

Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization and selected by the Hostess Committee

Miss Congeniality
$300 Scholarship

Katie Carpenter

Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization, Wesley Ware, and Sara Sowards in memory of James Sowards

Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, Winner
$1,000 Scholarship

Hayley Leach

Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas

Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, 1st runner-up
$500 Scholarship

Alex Francke

Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas

Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, 2nd runner-up
$300 Scholarship

Ally Van Hook

Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas

Non-finalist Participation Award
$300 Scholarship

Abbigaile Gibson
Brooke Way
Abigail Stanley
Alex Housman
Alyssa Williams
Bailee O'Kuma
Elivia Gibson
Gzeonie Hampton
Haley Taulbee
Hannah Robb
Katie Carpenter
Makayela Banks
Meredith Ellis
Taylor Parks
Veronica Chisholm
Taylor Young
Shelby Morgan
Rebekah Lee
Molly Sullivan
Ollie Ballew

Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization

Rule Your World Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship

Taylor Young

Pageants Live Favorite Award
$250 Scholarship

Cynthia Thomas

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