Scholarship Recipients

Kirsten Parker was the 2016 Holiday for Heroes, Patriotism scholarship award recipient.  Kirsten will be attending the University of Louisville in the fall.  Kirsten received $5000 towards continuing her education.


Lauren Auteri

Lauren Auteri was the 2016 Holiday for Heroes, Fire Department scholarship award recipient.  Lauren will be attending the University of Kentucky in the fall.  Lauren’s father is Chief Michael Auteri of the Bellevue-Dayton Fire Department.  Lauren received $5000 towards continuing her education.

Brendan Scanlon

Brendan Scanlon

Brendan Scanlon was the 2016 Holiday for Heroes, Law Enforcement scholarship award recipient.  Brendan attended Ryle High School and will be attending Northern Kentucky University in the fall.  Brendan is the son of Sgt. Bill Samad of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.  Brendan  received $5000 towards continuing his education.

Jane Rudnick

Jane Rudnick attended Notre Dame Academy where she played in the band, was on student council, participated in the Teen Leadership Club and earned a 3.47 GPA.  She is a published poet, volunteers at the Covington Soup Kitchen, and was Finalist in the National History Competition. Jane was awarded $1000 towards her continuing education.

Connor Taylor

Connor Taylor attended Boone County High School and was our 2015 scholarship award winner. Conner was on the Youth Service Center Advisory Council and is the son of a former US ARMY Ranger.  Conner was awarded $4000 towards his education at EKU.