10/24/2005 12:00AM

Hirsch scholarship winner named


The University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications has announced Amanda Duckworth, a senior journalism major at the school, as the first recipient of the Joe Hirsch Scholarship. The scholarship, which pays full tuition for the 2005-06 academic year and includes an internship, honors longtime racing reporter and columnist Joe Hirsch, who retired in November 2003 after a 55-year career that included 49 years with Daily Racing Form.