STANFORD - Mollie Lair has been awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for her college education. The scholarship award is $1,500 a year.
Lair, a 2007 graduate of Lincoln County High School, is attending Elon University in North Carolina to study communications and broadcast journalism.
She is one of 84 graduating seniors in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship. The federally-funded program is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
Lair is the daughter of Shea and Mary Beth Lair of Stanford.