Watson awarded Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

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By The Staff

Anthony Watson of Prospect was recently awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for his college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year for four years of college.

Watson will attend the University of Louisville to study psychology.

He is one of only 30 graduates in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. 

KHEAA also administers other student aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship.

Watson is the son of Ian and the late Cathy Watson.