Three Kentucky high school seniors received $5,000 college scholarships
Fund named in honor of Lewis Sexton, former president of UAW Local 862

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, June 5th, the Morris Foundation presented awards from the Lewis Sexton Scholarship Fund at an event at UAW Local 862. Three Kentucky high school graduating seniors received $5,000 college scholarships.

The fund is named in honor of Lewis Sexton, former president of UAW Local 862 and the grandfather of Nate Morris, founder and chairman of Morris Industries. Morris is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon Global, the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.

In partnership with the Blue Grass Community Foundation, the fund provides scholarships to children of UAW Local 862 members or retirees who plan to attend college in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This is the 3rd year of the scholarship fund.

The 2018 scholarship recipients are:

Olivia Madison Bond
High School: Bullitt East High School; College: Western Kentucky University

Derek John Donnelly
High School: South Oldham High School; College: University of Louisville

Devin Brooke White
High School: Oldham County High School; College: Bellarmine University
  
For more information on the scholarship program, please visit: http://morrisindustries.com/lewissexton/.

About Morris Industries:
Morris Industries is a privately held holding company focused on 21st century investments. We are providing new partnerships and revenue opportunities that can empower small businesses and boost our local communities.

Dan Bayens
dan@contentcreativemediallc.com
(859) 489-3022

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