Brenda Ramich awarded the Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship

Brenda Ramich awarded the Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Brenda Ramich recently received the Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

Ramich is a 2017 graduate of John Hardin High School and is enrolled at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is the daughter of Scott and Petra Ramich.

The Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship was established by Nancy Lea Owen to honor the memory of her husband, Dr. Jim Owen. Students graduating from high school with a cumulative 2.75 GPA who plan to attend ECTC to pursue any academic or vocational field of study are eligible to apply.

“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 Dr. Jim Own Memorial Scholarship is one 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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