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Butler County Water System supports education: McKee named scholarship recipient

MORGANTOWN, KY - The Butler County Water System promotes education in the water supply field by offering an annual scholarship to a graduating high school senior.  Avery McKee of Butler County High School was presented with a $1,000 scholarship to Western Kentucky University for the 2022-2023 academic year.   

“Avery has demonstrated leadership and dedication as a student and as a member of her community," said BCWS General Manager Jacob Cuarta. "She maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout her high school career. Avery volunteered at the local nursing home and supported tornado relief. We are excited to offer assistance as she furthers her higher education in health sciences. This scholarship is another way that we can serve our community and our customers.”    

In an effort to foster success of future water utility professionals the scholarship is offered to assist a Butler County high school senior pursuing further education in a related field.  The scholarship is renewable for four years, as long as requirements are maintained.   

For application and eligibility details, students should contact their high school guidance counselor or visit   

About Butler County Water System   

Butler Water serves a diverse blend of residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial water users.  The system provides an average of 900,000 gallons of water each day through a network of 528 miles of pipeline in a 440-square-mile area. Butler Water draws its supply from the Green River which is then treated at its 2 million gallon per day treatment plant in Morgantown.  Details about Butler Water can be found online at


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