Congratulations Ledford Scholarship Recipients!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


March 1, 2017
Contact: Allyson Hall



The Appalachian College Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Colonel Lee B. Ledford Scholarship.  This scholarship supports research experiences in the fields of  laboratory and field work, interviews, analyzing special collections, participant observation etc., for students enrolled at ACA member institutions.


  • Alderson Broaddus University, Jasmine Kyle
  • Alice Lloyd College, Madison Carpenter
  • Alice Lloyd College, Keaton Morton
  • Bryan College, Stephen Ricketts
  • Emory & Henry College, Taylor Blevins
  • Emory & Henry College, Sean Collier
  • Emory & Henry College, Zane Moran
  • Emory & Henry College, Maria Popa
  • King University, Samantha Cole
  • King University, Sonia Kennedy
  • Lee University, Jed Foster
  • Lee University, Nicolette Gordon
  • Lee University, Elizabeth Landry
  • Lincoln Memorial University, Veronica Casciato
  • Lincoln Memorial University, Justine Jusack
  • Lincoln Memorial University, Courtney Leatherwood
  • Lincoln Memorial University, Victoria Long
  • Lincoln Memorial University, Maggie Singleton
  • Maryville College, Megan Burnham
  • Maryville College, Cara Coleman
  • Maryville College, Victoria Deal
  • Maryville College, Giovani Gutierrez
  • Maryville College, Megan Lewis
  • Maryville College, Valerie Whitehead
  • Union College, Ryan Sergent Payne
  • University of Pikeville, Terrionna Bentley
  • University of Pikeville, Ivvy Gulley
  • University of Pikeville, Jacqueline Kidd
  • University of Pikeville, Christopher Walker
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College, Kathryn Robinson


For more information on this type of award and other opportunities, please visit Academic Funding on our website.





The Appalachian College Association is an organization of 35 independent liberal arts colleges that provides expanded and enhanced learning opportunities to faculty and students for the purpose of serving the educational and economic well-being of the people and communities of Central Appalachia. This educational consortium offers a wide variety of academic, research, scholarship, library and travel programs serving more than 54,000 students and 4,000 faculty in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The Appalachian College Association is an independent 501 (c)(3) incorporated organization.