Chelsea Rollins, a West Kentucky Community & Technical College student and Heath High School graduate, has been named a 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually.
Silver Scholars each receive a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion.
"Receiving this award is such an honor and personal achievement for me as a student at WKCTC," Rollins said. "I am truly flattered and am also grateful for the scholarship that I have received that will help fund my college education and advance me further toward completing my four-year degree."
Rollins, the daughter of Joseph and Lucretia Cates, and David Rollins, all of Paducah, serves as the student government president at WKCTC and is the student representative on the WKCTC Board of Directors. A Phi Theta Kappa member, Rollins volunteers at the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center in Paducah. She expects to graduate in May and has been accepted to Murray State University for the fall.