Fourteen Southside graduates awarded scholarships to UACCB

BATESVILLE – Fourteen local graduates have been awarded the Scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, announced Kristen Cross, director of financial aid.

Southside High School graduates include Mary Lawson of Floral, daughter of Billy and Carrie Douglas. She received the Chancellor’s scholarship and will be majoring in Art.
 
Tommy Elumbaugh of Batesville is the son of Randall and Shelia Elumbaugh and plans to pursue a degree in Aviation.  He received the Academic Excellence scholarship.

Grace Layman of Locust Grove is the daughter of Randy Layman and Erica Mead. She received an Academic Excellence scholarship and plans to pursue a degree in Psychiatry.
 
Seth Morgan of Batesville is the son of Juan Morgan. He plans to pursue a degree in Computer Programing using his Academic Excellence scholarship.

Faith A Duchancy of Salado, daughter of Tim Duchancy, recipient of an Academic Distinction scholarship, plans to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Taylor Hawkins of Batesville is the daughter of James Hawkins and Brandi Curbo plans to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She is the recipient of an Academic Distinction scholarship.

Myles Hooper of Rosie is a recipient of the Academic Distinction scholarship. He is the son of Melanie Hooper and plans to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy.

Kristina Keeney of Batesville, daughter of Elton and Sherry Keeney, has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  She plans to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Baylee Keller of Desha has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  She is the daughter of Sammy and Toni Keller, and will be pursuing a degree in Childhood Development.

Jessica Lemley of Floral, daughter of Deborah Strother and Jeff Strother, has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship. She plans to major in Business.

Matthew McBride of Batesville, son of Billy and Jennifer McBride, has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  He is undecided upon a major at this time.

Cortney Pratt of Pleasant Plains, daughter of Toniha Skidmore, plans to pursue a degree in EMT/Paramedic using her Academic Distinction scholarship.

Clint Bradley Thomas of Batesville, has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  His parents are Gary and Susan Thomas. He plans to pursue a degree is Business.

Skyla Jade Tosh of Batesville, daughter of Brent and Tracy Tosh, plans to major in Early Childhood Education. She has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.

The Academic Distinction Scholarship is awarded to students with a composite ACT score of 21 or higher. It provides in-state tuition (up to 15 hours) each semester. The scholarship is renewable for three consecutive semesters for those students completing at least 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 grade point average after the first semester and a 3.25 GPA after the second and third semesters.

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students with a composite ACT score of 25 or higher. It provides in-state tuition (up to 15 hours) each semester and a stipend of $250.  The scholarship is renewable for three consecutive semesters for those students completing at least 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 grade point average after the first semester and a 3.25 GPA after the second and third semesters.

The Chancellor's Scholarship is awarded to students with a composite ACT score of 27 or higher. It provides in-state tuition (up to 15 hours) each semester, use of textbooks, and a stipend of $250.  The scholarship is renewable for three consecutive semesters for those students completing at least 12 credit hours each semester with a 3.00 grade point average after the first semester and a 3.25 GPA after the second and third semesters.