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SouthArk Offers Scholarships to Area Students

The South Arkansas Community College Foundation has awarded fall scholarships, according to Cynthia Reyna, Executive Director.  SouthArk Foundation scholarships are made possible by gifts from individuals and businesses.  The SouthArk Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation chartered to provide support to South Arkansas Community College and is overseen by a volunteer board of directors made up of community leaders.

“SouthArk Foundation Board of Directors, in keeping with our commitment to provide educational opportunities close to home, are pleased that we had so many qualified applicants for these scholarships, many of which are merit-based.  Scholarship recipients have met minimum criteria based on scholastic achievement, program area of study, and/or letters of recommendation,” said Reyna.

Mittie Hopkins has been awarded the James M. Moore Jr. Endowed Scholarship.  Recipients must be a graduate of a Union County high school and be seeking a degree in business, education, or a health science field.

Dorothy Renee Thornton has received the Medical Center of South Arkansas/Betty White Endowed Scholarship.  Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on prior coursework, have completed at least one semester at SouthArk, and be enrolled in a health-related program of study or be interested in pursuing a health-related career.

Lynsey Morgan has accepted the Michael Mahony/Bancorp South Endowed Scholarship.  Recipients must have earned at least a 2.5 GPA in prior coursework and be a graduate of El Dorado High School.

Marizette Mayweather has been awarded the ProMed Ambulance Scholarship.  Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on college or high school coursework and be a resident of Union County.

Amanda M. Williams has received the Robert R. Brown, Jr. Scholarship.  Recipients must have completed at least one semester at SouthArk, have a minimum 3.0 GPA on college coursework, and be seeking a degree in a business-related field.

Jessica Murry has accepted the Simmons First Bank Endowed Scholarship.  Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in prior coursework, be a resident of Union County, and be seeking a degree in a business or computer-related field.