The Union County Single-Parent Scholarship Fund Board of Directors recently selected scholarship recipients for the fall 2013 semester. A total of 36 awards were given.
The number and amount of scholarships awarded each semester depends on the funds available. Funds are received from various sources including the Arkansas Single-Parent Scholarship Fund, local donors and others.
Scholarships were awarded to South Arkansas Community College students Jeanie Baker, Tracy Barnhart, Rosalin Broadnax, Camillian Brown, Markesha Brown, Solita Jones Brown, Cavorcia Carter, Christie Choate, Amanda Daniels, Allison Dolden, Nicole Edmerson, Ashley Ford, Latosha Gatson, Aretha Glaspie, LaTanya Glaspie, Jessica Hagood, Gerald Hall, Lativia Hall, Adriana Villegas Izucar, Shelia Jones, Veronica LeFear, Briana Malone, Freda Mason, Carmen Marales, KaShekia Miller, Shawana Miller, Katherine McElveen, Memory Parker, Brittany Reynolds, Inez Robinson, Cortney Sherman, Kinetra Swift, Romona Tolbert and Chimorrika Williams.
Scholarships were awarded to Southern Arkansas University students Courtney Caver and Tamara Wells.
To be eligible, students must live in Union County, be enrolled in any college or university and be a single parent providing support of a dependent child or children under the age of 18 in the household.
For more information about donating to the scholarship fund or applying for a scholarship, contact the financial aid office at South Arkansas Community College at (870) 864-7150. Deadline for the spring semester is Feb. 1, 2014.