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New scholarship opportunity for Caverna seniors

BLDG of Cave City is thrilled to announce a new $1,000 scholarship available to Caverna High School Seniors.

Heather Streible, President of BLDG of Cave City, said the opportunity for the BLDG of Cave City Scholarship Program is “dedicated to supporting students in their journey towards higher education while empowering them to make a positive impact on our beloved small town.”

Any high school senior in the Caverna School District is invited to participate in the scholarship opportunity by submitting an essay on the topic of “Enhancing Our Small Town”.

“We eagerly anticipate reading your insightful ideas and seeing how you envision a brighter future for our wonderful town of Cave City,” Streible said.

Essays will be evaluated on the originality and creativity of ideas, the feasibility of proposed solutions, clarity and organization of writing, and the overall impact on the community. A panel of judges from BLDG of Cave City will review all submissions before selecting the scholarship recipient.

Funds will be issued by the BLDG of Cave City directly to continuing education on behalf of the selected recipient. Additionally, essays submitted become the property of BLDG of Cave City and may be published or used for promotional purposes.

Essay Prompt:

In an essay of 500 to 1,000 words, propose innovative and practical ideas on how to improve and uplift our small town of Cave City. Consider the unique charm, challenges, and opportunities present in our community as you develop your ideas. Your essay should showcase creativity, critical thinking, and a genuine dedication to fostering positive changes within our town.

Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be a current senior at Caverna High School;

– Must be planning to pursue further education in college, trade school, or any other form of continuing education.

Submission Guidelines:

– Essays must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format;

– Include your name, contact information, and intended field of study or career path at the top of your essay;

– Email your essay to

Submission Deadline: 12:00 p.m. on May 12, 2024.

For any questions, contact Heather Streible at 270-528-6003 or email


By Allyson Dix, Managing Editor/Barren County Progress

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