(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Today, LG&E and KU Energy LLC announced the awarding of scholarships to 10 outstanding area students. The LG&E and KU Foundation provides $1,200 in financial assistance for up to four years for children of employees of LG&E and KU. The scholarships are intended for tuition, books, fees, supplies and classroom equipment.
“Supporting education is critical to our work in improving the quality of life in the communities we serve,” said Angie Evans, vice president of LG&E and KU Corporate Responsibility and Community Affairs. “We wish these students the best for their academic careers and tremendous success in all of their promising futures.”
For the 2021 awards, program administrator Scholarship America (SA) reviewed applications from college-bound children of employees. SA’s Scholarship Selection Committee, which is comprised of individuals not associated with LG&E or KU, selected the recipients based on academic skills, school and community activities, leadership abilities, and communication skills demonstrated by each student’s personal statement.
2021 LG&E and KU Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
Aneesa Bell (Morganfield, KY)
Anjali Elmore (Louisville, KY)
Emily Harbaugh (Corydon, IN)
Emma Horn (Pendleton, KY)
Andrew Hornung (Louisville, KY)
Caleb Ludwig (Louisville, KY)
Landon Pace (Dawson Springs, KY)
Tanner Robards (Greenville, KY)
Jedidiah Tillman (Louisville, KY)
Clarissa Worthington (Louisville, KY)
Committed to social responsibility, the LG&E and KU Foundation Inc. proactively supports many philanthropic initiatives to improve the quality of life in communities where the Company provides service. Through Foundation giving, LG&E and KU Energy LLC and its subsidiaries play a definitive role in strengthening the communities where they have a presence. More information is available at www.lge-ku.com.
Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve more than 1.3 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 332,000 natural gas and 425,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. KU serves 564,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia. More information is available at www.lge-ku.com and www.pplweb.com.
For further information: call the LG&E and KU media hotline at 502–627–4999.