Scholarship awarded to Western Hills HS graduate

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Elias R. Baase, a 2011 graduate of Western Hills High School, has been selected to receive a full scholarship from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to pursue a civil engineering degree at the University of Kentucky.

The scholarship, established in 1948, has been awarded to more than 1,800 exceptional students from throughout the state. Currently, the scholarship is worth $47,600 for a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Students are offered the opportunity to work for the Cabinet during summer months as well as full-time employment upon graduation.

Students are chosen based on performance in high school, ACT scores, aptitude in math and science, and an interest in engineering as a career.

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