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Student Citizen Award recipients

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Morgan Blakley, a senior at Harlan County High School, is the Monticello Banking Company’s Student Citizen Award Recipient for September. Here, MBC Personal Banker II Kevin Cavins presents a $100 honorarium and the award to Blakley. Morgan is the daughter of Kevin and Angie Blakley. A 4.0 student, she will graduate from high school with 30 college hours. She is president of the Beta Club, member of the National Honor Society, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish Honor Society), Gear Up, Link Crew, yearbook staff and First Priority Leadership. She is a member of the basketball, softball and track teams. She was named to the 2019 52nd District All-Tournament Basketball Team. Morgan holds the school record for the girls 1600 meter run and is a member of the school record holding team for the girls 4X4 100 meter relay. She is a member of the HC Gender Equity Review Committee for Athletics. She is an active member of Blair Chapel. She has verbally committed to play basketball and track at Union College. She will major in biology and pursue a medical degree to become a pediatrician. Monticello Banking Company is dedicated to this recognition program to honor outstanding students in the Harlan County and Harlan Independent school districts. Faculty and administrators from each district nominate students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement, leadership, sports and community participation.

Andrea Pascual, a junior at Harlan High School, is the Monticello Banking Company’s Student Citizen Award Recipient for August. Here, MBC Personal Banker II Kevin Cavins presents a $100 honorarium and the award to Pascual. The daughter of Romeo and Michelle Pascual, Andrea is a member of the Beta Club and plays the flute in the school band. She has a 4.0 grade point average. She is currently taking Advanced Placement History. While she is undecided on her major, she plans to attend the University of Louisville after graduation. Monticello Banking Company is dedicated to this recognition program to honor outstanding students in the Harlan County and Harlan Independent school districts. Faculty and administrators from each district nominate students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement, leadership, sports and community participation.

Ally Alred, a senior at Harlan County High School, is the Monticello Banking Company’s Student Citizen Award Recipient for October. Here, MBC Personal Banker II Kevin Cavins presents a $100 honorarium and the award to Alred. Ally is the daughter of Russell and Whitney Alred. She is a 2019 Kentucky Governor’s Scholar and member of the Henry Clay Student Congress, a 2017 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador, cheerleader, and member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Spanish Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America and Distributive Education Clubs of America. She was named a Triple Threat Athlete by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association for participating in three different sports in one year. As a rising freshman, she was a Rogers Explorer. Ally has a 4.0 grade point average while taking numerous dual credit classes. She plans to attend the University of Tennessee and major in political science and minor in forensics. Monticello Banking Company is dedicated to this recognition program to honor outstanding students in the Harlan County and Harlan Independent school districts. Faculty and administrators from each district nominate students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement, leadership, sports and community participation.

Sarah Vaughn, a junior at Harlan High School, is the Monticello Banking Company’s Student Citizen Award Recipient for October. Here, MBC Personal Banker II Kevin Cavins presents a $100 honorarium and the award to Vaughn. The daughter of Jerry and Elizabeth Vaughn, she is a member of the academic team, Beta Club and band, playing the clarinet. Currently taking Advance Placement History, she has a 4.0 grade point average. She has been involved with various community service projects, including the city of Harlan cleanup. Undecided on her major, she plans to attend the University of Louisville. Monticello Banking Company is dedicated to this recognition program to honor outstanding students in the Harlan County and Harlan Independent school districts. Faculty and administrators from each district nominate students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement, leadership, sports and community participation.