Scholarship awarded in 2016
Madison is a freshman pursuing an education degree at the University of Kentucky. She enjoys working with numbers and solving equations and wants to utilize those skills to be a math teacher.
During high school, Madison was required to spend time shadowing professionals in career fields she thought she might pursue. After spending three weeks in two different classrooms as a teaching assistant, Madison says she was convinced that education was her calling.
She worked part-time throughout her high school career, while maintaining good grades and serving as co-captain of the field hockey team.
After completing her bachelor's degree, Madison intends to teach while earning her masters. She envisions one day becoming an administrator or professor.