Three practical nursing students at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee have been awarded scholarships by the 2014 practical nursing graduating class through the student organization of the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association (ALPNA).

2014 Alumni Scholarship Award

Priscilla Cessor of McGehee, a member of the 2014 graduating class; scholarship recipients, April Jones of Lake Village, Dana Hilliard of Lake Village and Rolanda Merritt of Greenville, Miss.; Katie Wilkerson of McGehee, a member of the 2014 graduating class; and Kim Ray, RN, ALPNA sponsor.

The scholarship recipients were required to write a letter explaining their need for the scholarship and were chosen by a scholarship committee of the 2014 graduating class based on the contents of the letter.

Kim Ray, sponsor of the student organization, hopes to make the scholarship opportunity available on an annual basis.