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Cumberlands Announces Christian Leadership Scholarship Recipients

Williamsburg, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that 82 students have been named Christian Leadership Scholar honorees for the 2013-2014 school year. The amount of scholarships awarded totals approximately $230,000 in scholarships in their first year or $920,000 over 4 years. The amount of each scholarship varied for each student based on the extent of active leadership involvement.

UC’s Christian Leadership Scholarship program exists to acknowledge the contributions of deserving students to their churches and to other Christian organizations. In doing so, the university is making an investment in the lives of the students selected for these scholarships and in the future of the organizations they represent.

The 2013-14 scholarship recipients are: Aaron Adkisson (Brodhead, KY), Maggie Ballou (Corbin, KY), Sydney Beck (Lebanon, OH), Bryan Berta (Williamsburg, KY), Jared Blank (Burlington, KY), Gage Bowlin (Corbin, KY), Justin Bowling (East Bernstadt, KY), Emma Breitenbach (Danville, KY), Kayla Breitenbach (Danville, KY), Aaron Brewer (Mason, OH), Trey Bryant (London, KY), Daniel Burchfield (Whitley City, KY), Sarah Burdine (Livingston, KY), Alex Butaud (Tullahoma, TN), Alexander Campbell (Middlesboro, KY), Erica Canada (Corbin, KY), Valerie Chavies (Flat Lick, KY), Bridget Coffee (Ashland, KY), Shannon Coleman (Rush, KY), Joanna Collett (Georgetown, KY), Seth Collins (Henderson, KY), Jonathan Cook (Stanford, KY), Amy Cummins (Corbin, KY), Kaitlin DeJarnette (Alexandria, KY), Tori Dishman (Monticello, KY), Adam Durham (Lancaster, KY), Tyler Elliott (Loudon, TN), Shawn Goings (Rockmart, GA), Jacob Grant (Owensboro, KY), Cody Graves (Knoxville, TN), Brianna Grooms (Springboro, OH), Seth Hale (Corbin, KY), Marki Hall (Oneida, TN), Heather Hampton (Corbin, KY), Sara Hampton (Corbin, KY), Sarah Hansen (Crestwood, KY), Ellisa Henson (London, KY), Cory Heslin (Louisville, KY), Bethany Hicks (Corbin, KY), Anna Hoekstra (Centralia, IL), Marissa Hoffpauir (Thompson Station, TN), Lauren Hooks (Maryville, TN), Jessica Horning (Burnside, KY), Lydia Huggins (Erwin, TN), Bailee Jarboe (Williamsburg, KY), Kailee Jarboe (Williamsburg, KY), Kendra Johnson (Corbin, KY), Kathleen Kovach (London, KY), Annmarie Lake (Mason, OH), Brent Logan (Corbin, KY), Shane Maples (Walland, TN), Zachary Martin (Dawsonville, GA), Caitlin Mason (East Bernstadt, KY), Kiersten Mason (Williamsburg, KY), Stephen McCoig (Powell, TN), James Morgan (Mt. Vernon, KY), Erin Myers (Pleasant Plain, OH), Kendra Oakley (London, KY), Galen Overstreet (Parksville, KY), Dashauna Parker (Knoxville, TN), Samantha Payne (Crab Orchard, KY), Devon Peck (Richmond, KY), Sarah Perkins (Williamsburg, KY), Cassidy Phipps (Corbin, KY), Lucas Pittman (Lancing, TN), David Poore (Blountville, TN), MiKayla Raines (Middlesboro, KY), Corissa Riffe (Thornton, KY), Hayden Riley (London, KY), Tyler Rogers (Douglasville, GA), Cole Russell (Rogersville, TN), Johnathan Saucier (Streetsboro, OH), Calin Stewart (Lexington, KY), Jessica Thacker (Mt. Vernon, KY), Hannah Tyler (Brodhead, KY), Sarah Walden (Bowling Green, KY), Cassandra Walden (Williamsburg, KY), Blair Walden (London, KY), Dallas West (Oneida, TN), Kathryn Wilson (Pickerington, OH), Kenny Wilson (Bowling Green, KY), and Landry Woods (Monticello, KY).

Believing that the most meaningful and rewarding life is one that is spent in service to others, UC has implemented this Christian Leadership Scholarship program to enhance the commitment that individual students are making to provide leadership to various Christian organizations.

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; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit