HOT SPRINGS—South Arkansas Community College 2009 Academic All-Star Marla Benson of Norphlet, along with the All-Stars from the 21 other two-year colleges in Arkansas, recently learned that she will receive a full scholarship to the four-year university of her choice, which will enable her to complete an undergraduate degree.
The announcement came during an awards brunch, part of the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges annual conference here, and was made by AATYC executive director Dr. Ed Franklin. Representatives of all the state universities were also on hand to begin the recruiting process.
Arkansas Speaker of the House Robbie Wills was the keynote speaker for the brunch.
PHOTO: SouthArk Academic All-Star Marla Benson of Norphlet, right, accepts the award from Arkansas Speaker of the House Robbie Wills.