HARDY, Ky. — Belfry Excessive Faculty Scholar Adam McCoy was not too long ago awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Billy Hatfield Ministries.
Billy Hatfield Ministries determined to current a $1,000 scholarship to an area feud descendant. Hatfield, together with the Belfry Excessive Faculty principal Mark Gannon, Belfry counselors and Pike County Tourism CVB members Tony Tackett, Bob Scott and Rita Scott — a Hatfield descendant and McCoy web site property proprietor — made this choice from a selection of scholars at Belfry Excessive Faculty.
“Now we have a particular younger man with us right now,” Hatfield mentioned. “We contacted numerous folks right here locally to discover a actually sharp feud descendent, Hatfield or McCoy. We had an inventory of eight names and went over that and settled on this superb younger man proper right here.”
Hatfield mentioned he started his ministry final yr and broadcasts to round 800 viewers every week on-line. He mentioned the scholarship was a method to give again to the group.
Hatfield mentioned the scholarship has no stipulations, simply that it’s used to buy something McCoy might have for making ready for after commencement.
The presentation happened throughout the annual Hatfield McCoy Memorial Service on the McCoy Effectively in Hardy, Kentucky, Sunday. Billy Hatfield is a direct descendent of “Satan Anse” Hatfield.