Cash Scholarship Recipients

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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 2019

$60,550

Miss Kentucky 2019
$18,000 Scholarship

Alex Francke
Miss Central Kentucky

First Runner-Up
$7,500 Scholarship

Hayley Leach
Miss Danville

Second Runner-Up
$7,500 Scholarship

Haley Wheeler
Miss Louisville Metro

Third Runner-Up
$3,000 Scholarship

Meredith Ellis
Miss Horse Capital of the World

Fourth Runner-Up
$1,500 Scholarship

Aimee Turner
Miss Cardinal Country

Remaining Top Twelve Finalists
$500 Scholarship

Cameron Wilson University of Louisville
Hannah Robb Heartland
Caroline Ford Monticello
Makayela Banks Woodford County
Molly Sullivan Lexington
Kennedy Sabharwal Bowling Green
Hope LeMaster Bluegrass Area

Preliminary Onstage Interview Award
$500 Scholarship

Derby Group:
Morgan Moses Mammoth Cave Area

Rose Group:
Meredith Long Fayette County

Julep Group:
Melanie Horn My Old Kentucky Home ($250)
Hayley Leach Danville ($250)
Alex Franke Central Kentucky ($250)

Preliminary Talent Award
$500 Scholarship

Derby Group:
Aimee Turner Cardinal City

Rose Group:
Hannah Robb Heartland

Julep Group:
Haley Wheeler Louisville Metro

Images Runway Modeling Award
$250 Scholarship

Derby Group:
Karrington True Wayne County Area

Rose Group:
Cardinal Ford Monicello

Julep Group:
Hayley Leach Danville

Non-Finalist Interview Award
$500 Scholarship

Gabby Bradley
Belle of Louisville

Melanie Horn
My Old Kentucky Home

Non-Finalist Talent Awards
$300 Scholarship

Turner Reynolds Richmond
Hannah Grace Avery Nelson County

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

Maranda Finney Western Kentucky

Congeniality Award
$500 Scholarship

Allison Spears
Top in Lexington

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

Hayley Leach
Danville

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

Kaisen Eastep
Magoffin County

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

Alex Francke
Central Kentucky

MAO Community Service Award
$1,000 Scholarship

Aimee Turner
Cardinal Country

Miss America Academic Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship

Alex Francke
Central Kentucky

#Rule Your World Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship

Alex Francke
Central Kentucky

Spirit of Miss Kentucky Award
$500 Scholarship

Kaisen Eastep
Magoffin County

CMNH Miracle Maker Award
$350 Scholarship

Molly Sullivan
Lexington

Highest Ad Sales
$500 Scholarship

Aimee Turner
Cardinal Country

Best Smile Award
$500 Scholarship

Makayla Mack
NIBROC

Non-finalist Participation Scholarship
$300 Scholarship

Hannah Grace Avery Nelson County
Gabby Bradley Belle of Louisville
Cameryn Cline University of Kentucky
Kaisen Eastep Magoffin County
Shelby Kate Everitt South Central Kentucky
Maranda Finney Western Kentucky
Abbigaile Gibson Jefferson County
Jazzlin Hamilton Historic Mill Springs
Amanda Harder Derby City
Melanie Horn My Old Kentucky Home
Sarah Beth Kreidler Corvette City
Rebecca Lee Historic Daniel Boone
Meredith Long Fayette County
Makayla Mack NIBROC
Morgan Moses Mammoth Cave Area
Turner Reynolds Richmond
Emily Sharp Heart of the Commonwealth
Allison Spears Tops in Lexington
Kiara Trowell Simmons College of Kentucky
Karrington True Wayne County Area
Brooke Way Heart of Central Kentucky

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