Nicole Blackstone Awarded Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Nicole Blackstone Awarded Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (July 28, 2017) – Elizabethtown High School student Nicole Blackstone, daughter of Gregory and Delana Blackstone, was awarded the Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

The Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015, following the death of Brianna Taylor.  Her parents, David and Tonya Taylor, established the scholarship in her name to honor her memory and help other students attend college.

The qualifications to be eligible for this scholarship are as following: a graduating senior from EHS, a 3.0 GPA and a female varsity athlete. Applicants were to submit their proof of enrollment, a list of extracurricular activities and a recommendation letter from a coach, teacher, or club sponsor.

“It is rewarding to help our donors invest in students through our scholarship program, Scholarship Central,” said Davette B. Swiney, President and CEO of CKCF. “Their commitment to future generations and the importance of education is truly something that makes our community special. It is an honor to support students from across our region as they pursue their educational and life goals.”

The Brianna Taylor Memorial scholarship is part of 98 scholarships being awarded by CKCF this year through Scholarship Central. The scholarships total nearly $115,000 and were awarded to 81 students at eight high schools and two colleges in the region. More information on this scholarship and other scholarships available to students can be found at Scholarship Central at

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