SCHOLARSHIP

Cash Scholarship Recipients & Sponsors

We would like to thank all of our generous scholarship sponsors for their continued support of the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant!
Cash scholarships are paid only to the contestant's school or student loan provider(s), not directly to the contestant herself.
Grand Total of Cash Scholarships awarded by the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Program for 2017
Over $46,000
Miss Kentucky 2017
$16,000 Scholarship
Molly Matney
Miss Mammoth Cave Area
Sponsored by the Miss America Organization, the Miss Kentucky Organization, and the Miss Kentucky's Outstanding Teen Program
First Runner-Up
$5,000 Scholarship
Jacquelyn Crawford
Miss Lexington
Sponsored by the Ervin Family
Second Runner-Up
$2,500 Scholarship
Rose Pidgorodetska
Miss EKU
Sponsored by the Robert Pinson Memorial Fund
Third Runner-Up
$2,000 Scholarship
Caroline Ford
Miss Tops In Lexington
Sponsored by Royal Arts Productions
Fourth Runner-Up
$1,000 Scholarship
Talia Horn
Miss Bowling Green
Sponsored by the Bluegrass Princess Program
Remaining Top Eleven Finalists
$500 Scholarship
McKenzie Ross Miss Black U of L
Haley Wheeler Miss Frankfort
Katie Bouchard Miss Horse Capital of the World
Susanna White Miss Monticello
Makenna Thibodeaux Miss Nibroc Festival
Abbigaile Gibson Miss Wildcat Country
Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization
Preliminary Talent Awards
$500 Scholarship
Susanna White Miss Monticello
Charlee Schaefer Miss Wayne County Area
Sponsored by Bob Haven and the Dale Wagner Memorial Fund
Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness in Swimsuit Awards
$300 Scholarship
Caroline Ford Miss Tops In Lexington
Jacquelyn Crawford Miss Lexington
Sponsored by Gerald Odom and Steve Thomas & Bob Jones
Miss America Community Service Award
$1,000 Scholarship
Jacquelyn Crawford
Miss Lexington
Sponsored by the Miss America Organization
Non-Finalist Talent Awards
$300 Scholarship
Charlee Schaefer Miss Wayne County Area
Makayela Banks Miss Belle of Louisville
Jo Ann Clark Scholarship Fund donated by Forever Miss Kentucky Titleholders
Non-Finalist Interview Awards
$500 Scholarship
Alex Housman Miss Falling Springs
Hayley Leach Miss University of Kentucky
Sponsored by Gerald Odom and Steve Thomas & Bob Jones
Julia Baker Non-Finalist Newcomer Award
(Highest Placing Non-Finalist Newcomer)
$500 Scholarship
Makayela Banks
Miss Belle of Louisville
Sponsored by Angie Springate, Bob Haven and friends of the Miss Kentucky Organization
Miss America Academic Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship
Haley Taulbee
Miss Casey County
Sponsored by the Miss America Organization
Best Smile Award
$500 Scholarship
Caroline Ford
Miss Tops In Lexington
Sponsored by Dr. Laura Justice, DMD
Spirit of Miss Kentucky Award
$500 Scholarship
Hope LeMaster
Miss Jefferson County
Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization and selected by the Hostess Committee
Miss Congeniality
$300 Scholarship
Brooke Way
Miss Richmond
Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Organization, Wesley Ware, and Sara Sowards in memory of James Sowards
Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, Winner
$500 Scholarship
Jacquelyn Crawford
Miss Lexington
Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas
Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, 1st runner-up
$300 Scholarship
Hayley Leach
Miss University of Kentucky
Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas
Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award, 2nd runner-up
$200 Scholarship
Emily Sharp
Miss Danville
Sponsored by Bob Jones & Steve Thomas
Non-finalist Participation Award
$200 Scholarship
Allyson Ledford Miss Bluegrass Area
Hannah Robb Miss Capital City
MacKenzie Hammond Miss Cardinal Country
Cynthia Thomas Miss Casey County Apple Festival
Kourtney Wahl Miss Fayette County
McKaylah Robinson Miss Heart of Central Kentucky
Georgia Gardner Miss Heart of Louisville
Kyla Paige Hale Miss Magoffin County
Cassidy Emerson Miss McCrearyFest
Meredith Ellis Miss University of Louisville
Sydney Prince Miss Woodford County
Sponsored by the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization
Program Book Advertising Scholarship Winners
 Cassidy Emerson Miss McCrearyFest ($700)
Katie Bouchard Miss Horse Capital of the World ($600)
Charlee Schaefer Miss Wayne County Area ($550)
Makenna Thibodeaux Miss Nibroc Festival ($550)
Susanna White Miss Monticello ($500)
Program Book Advertising Scholarship Awards to Local Pageants
Miss McCrearyFest ($150)
Miss Horse Capital of the World ($100)
Miss Nibroc Festival ($75)
Miss Wayne County Area ($75)
Miss Monticello ($50)
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