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Winners Announced for 2024 “Be the Change” Scholarship Competition

Lexington, Kentucky Mayor Linda Gorton announced the winners in the “Be The Change” Scholarship Competition. (L-R): Winner Michelle Moore, Mayor Gorton, and winner Aline Sandoval Cano.

The “Be the Change” Scholarship, sponsored by GALLS®, ONE Lexington, and Central Bank & Trust of KY, offers financial support to Bryan Station High School seniors of color who are committed to pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at a Kentucky college or university.

Lexington, Ken. (April 2024) – Mayor Linda Gorton of Lexington, Kentucky has announced the winners of the 2024 “Be the Change” scholarship competition sponsored by GALLS, LLC®, ONE Lexington, and Central Bank & Trust of KY. The spirit of the scholarship is to create an opportunity for rising Bryan Station High School seniors of color who are committed to pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field at a Kentucky college or university with a scholarship worth $10,000. The winners of the “Be the Change” scholarship are Bryan Station seniors Michelle Moore and Aline Sandoval Cano, who both plan to attend the University of Kentucky. Watch the press conference here.

Mike Fadden, CEO of GALLS, commented, “We are thrilled to announce the continuation of our partnership with ONE Lexington in the scholarship program designed to empower local youth. At Galls, we are proud to serve those who serve, including the brave members of the Lexington Police Department and Kentucky State Police, as reflected in the scholarship’s emphasis on criminal justice education. It is our honor to give back to the Lexington community where so many of our Galls associates live and work.”

GALLS, a leader in the distribution of public safety uniforms and equipment in the United States, also leads the industry in creating sustainable employee programs that allow all GALLS employees to feel respected, valued, and empowered to develop and thrive within the company.

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