Three students from Clinton County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

Posted September 12, 2018 at 8:27 am

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Three 2018 high school graduates of Clinton County High School local scholars, Kamryn Beaty, Noah Stockton and Vivian Zheng, have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

Beaty is the daughter of Sarah and Lonnie Beaty. Stockton is the son of Michelle and Jesse Stockton Zheng is the son of Wendy Chen.

All three were 2018 Clinton County High School graduates.

To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

The designation honors the late state Sen. Jeff Green of Mayfield, who served in the Kentucky General Assembly from 1992 to 1997.

KEES and other Kentucky student aid programs are administered by KHEAA. KEES awards are funded by net Kentucky lottery proceeds and may be used at most colleges and universities in Kentucky. In some cases, the award may be used at an out-of-state school if the major the student is pursuing is not available in Kentucky. No application is necessary for KEES awards.

For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call 800-928-8926, ext. 6-7214.

KHEAA also disburses Advantage Education Loans, the state’s only non-profit private education loan. For more information, visit

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