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05-14-2012


Cumberlands Awards Deborah Carol Childress Scholarships

Williamsburg, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands (UC) awarded the Deborah Carol Childress Endowed Scholarships to Cameron Reeves of Whitley County High School and Joshua Douglas of Williamsburg High School.

Both students were honored with the scholarship announcement during their annual high schools’ awards night.

Cameron, who is the son of Ricky and Robin Reeves, will be focusing his studies on Elementary Education while at UC.

Joshua, the son of Harold and Debbie Douglas, is still undecided on what area of education he is interested in pursuing.

The Deborah Carol Childress Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Jonathon and Roger Powers, owners of Maiden Drug in Williamsburg in honor of their late niece. The fund is to benefit a graduating senior from Whitley County High School and Williamsburg High School that will be attending University of the Cumberlands in the fall following high school graduation. To be eligible students must be planning to have a career in teaching and study one of the various education programs UC has to offer.

For more information regarding the fund, call the University of the Cumberlands Financial Planning Director at 606-539-4220.

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.