Mackenzie Harbin, the granddaughter of Marjorie Harbin of Hodgenville, has been awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for her college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year.
Harbin, a 2009 graduate of Western Hills High School, will attend Furman University to major in biology.
She is one of only 84 seniors in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
Harbin is the daughter of Gary and Karen Harbin of Frankfort.