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August, 2017

  • 9 August

    Alley Family Establishes Foundation Scholarship

    Since 2010, David Alley has served on the RMCC Foundation Board of Directors and he and his wife Kay made the decision to support an annual scholarship to assist UA Rich Mountain students in allied health programs achieve their educational and career goals. David and Kay Alley retired to Mena in 1995. During their careers, David worked as an accountant ...

July, 2017

  • 26 July

    UA Rich Mountain Machine Tool Tech Student Places in National Competition

    The week of June 19, 2017, University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Machine Tool Technology student, Tyler Young, competed and placed 8th in CNC Milling at the SkillsUSA National Competition held in Louisville, Kentucky. This is the second year in a row that a UA Rich Mountain student has placed in the top ten in the SkillsUSA National Competition. NIDEC Motor Corporation ...

  • 26 July

    2017 UA Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony

    On Thursday, June 29th, the 2017 University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony was held at the Ouachita Center on the Mena campus.  Chancellor Phillip Wilson welcomed a record crowd and the 2017 LPN Class of 25 students to the ceremony. Pyke Bobo, CRNA for Mena Regional Health System, was chosen by the LPN students as this year’s ...

  • 26 July

    MaKenna Goss Earns Gold at Nationals

    SUBMITTED – Acorn FCCLA’s MaKenna Goss recently traveled to Nashville, TN to compete in the Star Event Illustrated Talk. Students had to place in the top two in the state of Arkansas in order to move on to compete at the event, a feat that MaKenna accomplished. This was her first year to compete in any FCCLA event and she ...

  • 19 July

    Mena Resident Earns Prestigious Donaghey Scholarship

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (07/11/2017)– Eric Nelson Sutherland Jr., a Mena, AR, resident, has earned the prestigious University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey Scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. Sutherland Jr., is an Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts graduate. Sutherland Jr.’s, intended major is mechanical engineering at UA Little Rock. The student’s parents are Elizabeth Mattucks and ...

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    SAU Announces 2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

    MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University has announced the awarding of scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students from this area include: Carrie Craver of Grannis. Craver received the Top Ten Percent Scholarship, which includes $3,300 per semester and a four-year value of $26,400. Craver is the daughter of Jill Brinkley. Kadden Crawford of Mena. Crawford received the Achievement Scholarship, ...

  • 27 June

    SAU Inducts 57 Students Into NSLS

    MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University inducted 57 students into the National Society of Leadership and Success recently during the 2017 spring semester. Inductees from this area include: Jessica Beck is a sophomore Agricultural Education major from Mena. Shelby Vaughn is a senior K-6 Elementary Education major from Mena. The National Society of Leadership and Success is a leadership honor ...

  • 21 June

    Acorn Middle & High School’s Academic Awards

    The following awards were presented to students at the Academic Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Mr. Barr: Chantry Blake (Bridge to Algebra II), Matthew Nance (Geometry), Aubrey Harvey (Algebra I), Jack Ha (Algebra III). Ms. Haggard: Makenna Goss (Computer Business Applications), Heather Frady (Digital Communications III-IV), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications II), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications I), Halli Holland ...

  • 13 June

    University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Spring 2017 Honor Recipients

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List ...

  • 13 June

    Mena Middle School Academic Awards

    The 6th grade students listed below have been recognized for their outstanding performance in the following subjects: Art (Webb)- Jerrin Parsons, Dusty Davis, Kristian Pellegrino, and Crissie Womack. Tools For Learning (Ellison)- Aiden Beck, Dayton Lane, Trevin Plunkett, Luis Basillio, Beau Bledsoe, Lexi Minzel, Emily Ryan, Emmi Hines, Emma Johnson, Emily Leonard, Carmen Puckett. Wellness (Tibbett)- Beau Bledsoe, Joey Slape, ...