SAU

MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University has announced the awarding of scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Students from the local area  include the following:

Alison Kitchens of Dierks has been selected to receive the University Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $36,000 and includes $4,500 per semester. Kitchens is the daughter of Karen Kitchens and Mark Kitchens and is a recent Dierks High School graduate.

Kevin Sims of De Queen has been selected to receive the Achievement Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $8,000 and includes $1,000 per semester. Sims is the son of Teresa Sims and is a recent De Queen High School graduate.

Alexis Simmons of Lockesburg has been selected to receive the Achievement Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $8,000 and includes $1,000 per semester. Simmons is the daughter of Jessica Glasgow and is a recent Dierks High School graduate.

Tristan Tompkins of Lockesburg has been selected to receive the Achievement Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $8,000 and includes $1,000 per semester. Tompkins is the son of Claudine Tompkins and is a recent Dierks High School graduate.

Brayden Kirby of Dierks has been selected to receive the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $26,400 and includes $3,300 per semester. Kirby is the son of Adriana Hogg and is a recent Dierks High School graduate.

Jayden Keels of De Queen has been selected to receive the University Scholarship, which has a four-year value of $36,000 and includes $4,500 per semester. Keels is the son of Charles Keels, Jr., Evelyn Keels, and Charles Keels, Sr and is a recent De Queen High School graduate.

SAU attracts students from 36 states and 31 countries, yet so many say they chose SAU because it "feels like home." Although SAU maintains a low cost to students, quality and student success remain top priorities. SAU has repeatedly surpassed enrollment records in part because of its comprehensive list of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, which includes exciting new and growing degree offerings.

To find out more about SAU, visit www.SAUmag.edu.

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