PRESTONSBURG – Prestonsburg High School senior Faith Thornsbury has been selected for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, an enhanced summer learning program for students going into their senior year of high school. Along with an incredible experience, students receive scholarships that average more than $60,000, depending on the college/university the student selects.
“The board team and I are thrilled that Faith has been chosen and has accepted this wonderful opportunity,” Floyd County Schools Superintendent Henry Webb said on Monday. “Faith had been selected as an alternate and this past Friday she was notified that her status is now Governor’s Scholar. She left yesterday for her program at Morehead State University.
“We’re excited to now have five Governor’s Scholars and one student in the Governor’s School for the Arts program. We hope to see more of our KIDS apply for this in the future. It’s an amazing opportunity for growth, preparing for the college experience and for the potential financial assistance with postsecondary expenses.”
Thornsbury is a is a member of the Floyd County Early College Academy. She is the daughter of George and Andrea Thornsbury and resides with her parents in Prestonsburg.