Ten local graduates awarded scholarships to UACCB

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

Batesville High School graduates include Tyler Bagwell of Batesville, son of Randall Bagwell and Vanessa Burrow. He received the Chancellor's scholarship and will be studying Ecology/Wildlife Management.

Clarissa Harris of Batesville is the daughter of Rodney and Belynda Harris and plans to pursue a degree in Art Education.  She received the Chancellor's scholarship.

Ashlyn Hoggard of Batesville is the daughter of Bryon and Lou Hoggard. She received a Chancellor's scholarship and plans to pursue a nursing degree.

Koree T. King of Batesville is the son of Bryan and Renee King. He plans to pursue a degree in Criminology using his Chancellor's scholarship.

Janina Skye Mellor of Batesville, daughter of Anthony and Patty Mellor, recipient of an Academic Excellence scholarship, plans to pursue a degree in drama.

Taylor Yant of Batesville is the daughter of Glenna Douthitt plans to pursue a degree in English.  She is the recipient of an Academic Distinction scholarship.

Stephen Tatum, III, of Batesville is a recipient of the Academic Distinction scholarship. He is the son of Angelia Lewis and is undecided as to a degree at this time.

Wyatt Jones of Batesville, son of Randy and Vickie Jones, has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  He plans to pursue a degree in Agriculture/Business.

Tori King of Batesville has accepted an Academic Distinction scholarship.  She is the daughter of Bryan and Renee King, and will be pursuing a degree in Business.

Colton Williams of Batesville, son of Mark and Crystal Williams, 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.