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Four Incoming Freshmen Named Begley Scholars at Lindsey Wilson College

Begley Chapel LWCCOLUMBIA, KY. -- Four incoming freshmen have been named Begley Scholars at Lindsey Wilson College, the college's most prestigious scholarship.

The incoming freshmen named to the program are: Riley Kelly from Stanford, Ky.; Charlsey Garmon from Burkesville, Ky.; Joshua Cole Kidwell from Campbellsville, Ky.; and Madelyn Harmon from Columbia, Ky.

The scholars were chosen from more than 50 high school seniors from Kentucky who were invited by Lindsey Wilson to compete for the scholarship in February.

"All four of these individuals are outstanding students, and I know they will contribute a great deal to the Begley Scholars program," said LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. "Riley, Charlsey, Cole and Madelyn have a great deal of potential and I look forward to seeing them on campus in the fall.” 

The renewable scholarship -- which includes tuition, room and board -- is worth up to $35,000 a year, and up to $140,000 over four years. 

Students are named Begley Scholars based on their academic ability and performance, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities. Begley Scholars are expected to participate in at least two co-curricular activities simultaneously, assuming formal leadership in at least one of them.

The Begley Scholars Program was created in 1997 to honor John B. Begley, who served as the sixth president of Lindsey Wilson from 1977 to 1997. In addition to receiving a four-year scholarship to Lindsey Wilson, Begley Scholars participate in numerous co-curricular activities.

Begley Scholars are also required to fulfill a service component and are expected to distinguish themselves as men and women of high moral character by living according to high personal standards and exercising good judgment daily.

For more resources:

Click here to learn about the admissions process at LWC or call 270-384-8100. 

Click here to learn about The John B. Begley Scholarship Program at Lindsey Wilson College. 

Click here to apply to LWC. 

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