Twelve area graduates awarded scholarships to UACCB

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

Cedar Ridge High School graduates include Jacob Aldrich of Sulphur Rock, son of Teresa Yates. He received the Adademic Distinction scholarship and will be majoring in Computer Science.
 
Baylee McIntosh of Bradford is the daughter of Linda McIntosh.  She plans to pursue a degree in Education.  She received the Academic Distinction scholarship.

Reagan Walters, a Cedar Ridge graduate, is the daughter of Mark and Erin Walters.  She plans to pursue a degree in Journalism using her Academic Distinction scholarship.

Cassie Hendrix of Newark, is the daughter of Randy and Maria Hendrix. She received the Academic Distinction scholarship and is undecided on her major at this time.

Students from Midland High School include Kimberly Bell of Pleasant Plains, daughter of Tamara Bell. Kimberly plans to pursue a degree in liberal arts using her Academic Distinction scholarship.

Jessica Hertz of Pleasant Plains plans to major in Accounting. She is the daughter of John and Helen Hertz and has accepted the Academic Distinction scholarship.

Kathiryn D. King is the daughter of Shane and Patricia King and is from Oil Trough. She plans to pursue a degree in Computer Science using her Academic Distinction scholarship.

Katelyn Lewis of Pleasant Plains, daughter of Jeff and Robbie Moore, plans to major in Nursing.  She has accepted the Academic Distinction scholarship.

Other Midland graduates include Shiloh Williams of Batesville, son of Ginger Beck.  He plans to pursue and degree in Biology in a Pre-med track. He has accepted the Academic Distinction scholarship.

Emily Jo Smith of Melbourne High School, daughter of Tim and Melissa Smith has accepted an Academic Excellence scholarship. She plans to major in Accounting.

Savannah Helm, daughter of Chris and Lori Helm of Melbourne, has accepted the Academic Excellence scholarship. She is undecided upon her major at this time.

John Burns of Melbourne High School, son of Patrick and Karen Burns, is planning to pursue a degree in Engineering with his 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.