Miss Teen Kentucky-World Honors Student for Academic Achievement

Somerset Kentucky resident is awarded a $45,000 scholarship to Lindsey Wilson College, by the Miss Teen Kentucky-World organization, in honor of her Academic Achievement.
By: www.teenkentucky.com
May 28, 2010 - PRLog -- This Spring, young women from all over the state of Kentucky came together to compete for the title of Miss Teen Kentucky-World, 2010 at The Center For Rural Development in Somerset, Kentucky.  Although a new title holder would be crowned, the biggest prize of the competition was awarded to the Academic Achievement winner.  The Academic Achievement award was given to Miss Teen Somerset-World, 2010, Allie Eberly.  Miss Eberly, as the Academic Achievement winner, was awarded up to half tuition scholarship to Lindsey Wilson College, being approximately a $45,000 value.  Lindsey Wilson is a four year liberal arts college in Columbia Kentucky.  Miss Eberly was also awarded an $8,000.00 scholarship from Somerset Community College.  In addition to awarding scholarship to the Miss Teen Kentucky-World 2010 Academic Achievement winner, Lindsey Wilson awarded additional scholarship to pageant contestants, runners up and division winners, at a combined value of approximately $162,000.00.

The Miss Teen Kentucky-World, 2010 Academic Achievement winner, Allie Eberly, is a 4.00 student at Pulaski County High School in Somerset, KY, where she participates in the Academic Honors Program, the Gifted and Talented Program, and has recently been selected as a member of Pulaski County’s Youth Leadership Team.  She also received a first place award from the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corp., and the Discovery Channel, for her research on high fructose corn syrup and its affect on the human body.  In addition to her current successes, Allie has been recognized for academic achievement by the Northwestern University Center for Talent and Development.  She is also a charter member, officer, and community representative for S.H.I.N.E. (Sisters Helping in a New Era), an organization whose purpose is to offer assist the immediate needs of the community.

Allie was recently recognized by Indiana University School of Medicine for organizing and conducting a rummage sale with proceeds being donated to Riley Children’s Hospital for Autism research.   In order to raise public awareness about Autism and promote private and public funding for Autism research, Allie has chosen Autism Speaks as her platform during her reign as Miss Teen Somerset-World, 2010, and Miss Teen Kentucky-World Academic Achievement winner 2010.

Lisa Clark, Executive Director of Miss Teen Kentucky-World, says, "It is the goal of this organization to promote and award young women for being heavily involved in their community as well as being outstanding students.  Allie is the picture perfect scholar for what we look for in an Academic Achievement winner.  She is an excellent example to her peers, an outstanding student with honors and a credit to her community through continued community service."

To read more about Lindsey Wilson College, or Somerset Community College, go to www.lindsey.edu or http://www.somerset.kctcs.edu, respectively.  To read more about the Miss Teen Kentucky-World program, go to www.teenkentucky.com.

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