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The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) Foundation and the Race for Education are awarding $58,000 in scholarships for 2024. Recipients of the scholarships were selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, and financial need.

The 2024 KEEP Foundation/Race for Education Scholarship Recipients are: Evelyn Bolton, Brant Brower, Catherine Brown, Kara Douglas, Alysa Farrell, Gabriella Ferraz, Gracie Lynch, Eli Morris, Lauren Mullikin, Thomas Mullikin, Emma Mulvihill, Ella O’Brien, Charlotte Odom, Kaitlyn Praisler, Cheryl Redden, Julissa Sepulveda, Nadia Shurley, Samantha Versocki, Emma Wade, and Logan West.

“We are proud to support these bright and dedicated students as they pursue their dreams,” said KEEP’s Brittany Bell. “Education is a powerful tool for change and, through these scholarships, we hope to make a lasting impact on the lives of our recipients, their communities and the future of the equine industry.”

In addition to the 20 KEEP Foundation/Race for Education Scholarship recipients, the Race for Education also awarded its annual Robert J. Frankel Scholarship to four students: Nathalie Amezcua, Christine Hernandez Parreno, Nicole Luna Avalos, and Anitza Parrilla.

The Robert J. Frankel Scholarship is available to a student attending a college or university in California or New York state, pursuing any field of study, whose family is employed in the Thoroughbred industry.

“Our partnership with the KEEP Foundation has allowed us to extend our reach and support to even more students,”  said   Elisabeth Jensen, Executive Director of The Race for Education. “We are grateful for the continued support of our industry which includes: the Alex G. Campbell Foundation, the Gary Broad Foundation, the Mary K. Oxley Foundation, Thoroughbred Charities of America, Frankel Family Foundation, Mt. Brilliant Family Foundation and others. We are especially honored and thankful for the recent $500,000 bequeath from the Robert Reeves Estate, which will allow us to continue to provide scholarship opportunities to the equine industry.”

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