check 500

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/11/13) — Madisonville North Hopkins High School has won a $25,000 grant in State Farm's "Celebrate My Drive" contest.

State Farm agent John Zieba presented a display check to students during a pep rally on Thursday, Dec. 5. The online contest asked participants to make a commitment to safe driving.

MNHHS ranked 30th out of 2,800 schools in the large school category when voting ended in October.

Principal Tim Huddleston asked a committee of MNHHS students to decide how the money would be spent. About 20 percent will be used to purchase a driving simulator program for the school's driver education program. Funds will go to athletics, the Youth Services Center, band/chorus, the different academic departments. Each class will also get $1,000.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lori Harrison

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16

In Other News...

CC Lions Club to Award Two $500 Scholarships

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Central City Lions Club is offering graduating high school seniors living in… Read More

MPD Officers Rescue Man from Apartment Fire

MURRAY, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, on March 26, 2015, at approximately 7 a.m. MPD… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5497

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5236

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5054

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4975

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4179

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3943

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13330

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11517

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 5497

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2424

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 2413

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 2066

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 27, 2015 1610

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1459

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1270

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 1256

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 28, 2015 1127

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1078

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News