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June, 2020

  • 24 June

    Lottery Scholarship Application Deadline Extended To August 1

    LITTLE ROCK, AR –The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced today that the deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship has been extended to August 1 with modified eligibility requirements deemed necessary because of COVID-19. Unlike in prior years, students who have a sufficient number of hours and have earned satisfactory academic progress before March 27 are automatically eligible for ...

  • 17 June

    Johnston Reels in Scholarship

    Austin Johnston a senior at Mena High School won the 2020 Terry (Pops) Hudgens Memorial Scholarship. He will be attending Arkansas Tech this fall where he will pursue his fishing career. Submitted Photo

  • 17 June

    Elizabeth Baker named SAU COSE Outstanding Undergraduate

    MAGNOLIA, AR (06/15/2020)– Elizabeth Baker is the Southern Arkansas University College of Science and Engineering’s Outstanding Student for the 2019-2020 academic year. Elizabeth is from Mena, AR and completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and minor in Criminal Justice and Psychology in May 2020. She is an exceptional student within the Nursing department and SAU community. She is ...

  • 17 June

    Acorn School 2nd Semester Honor Roll All A’s

    7th Grade Rebecca Bloodworth Christian Christiana Damon Cruz Rebecca Moore Colten Quebedeaux Jordan Wagner 8th Grade Nicholi Carrillo Kenzie Daniels Daisy Dollar Kensey Rosson Sophie Strasner 9th Grade Brookelyn Goss Charish Hill Michael Laing Reed McGee Addyson Prewett Lori Richardson Rachael Weddle Jayden Willborg 10th Grade Jacob Lyle Abigail Nance Justice Neufeld Raeghan Weddle 11th Grade Corryn Holland Jayden Quebedeaux ...

  • 17 June

    Acorn School 2nd Semester Honor Roll All A’s & B’s

    7th Grade Kohlea Carmack Karli Davis Chanity Hall McKenna Pippen Melanie Pitman 8th Grade Noah Holland Nicholas McCourtney Ava Smith-Hawley Annabella Tedder Sarah Tedder 9th Grade Luis Basilio Johnathan Bodkin Braylan Bohlman Tristan Johnson Raylin Lane Rachael Miller Braven Rodgers Dakota Sullivan Casey Van Meter Emily Whorton 10th Grade Damian Bohlman Cierra Burdess Cole Hair Kiersten Larucci Jala Nedden Antonio ...

  • 17 June

    Mena Middle School All A’s Honor List Spring Semester

    6th Grade Carmindy Ashcraft Matthew Collins Jayden Cox Kili Cox Kylene Denton Brandon Dong Elliott Dugan Andrew Erickson Ava Fields Kallye Gates Waylon Head Philip Hensley Chloe Hooper Allison Howard Matthias Jobe Sydney Jones David McMellon Talia McMellon Valentime Reppo Maxwell Rocha Chloe Stepp Heather Street Eli Swall Kaylee Thomas Jackson Thompson Beck Vacca Makenzie Vega Katherine Wilson Pascha Wistrand ...

  • 17 June

    Students at Southern Arkansas University Earned Degrees Spring Graduating Class of 2020

    MAGNOLIA, AR – Cheyenne Nicole Arthur from Cove, AR, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. Arthur majored in Forensic Science from the College of Science and Engineering. Kara Anne Richardson from Grannis, AR, graduated Summa Cum Laudewith a Bachelor of Science degree. Richardson majored in Exercise Science from the College of Education. Hope Cannon from Mena, AR, graduated Summa ...

  • 17 June

    Lottery Scholarship Application Deadline Extended To August 1

    LITTLE ROCK, AR –The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced today that the deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship has been extended to August 1 with modified eligibility requirements deemed necessary because of COVID-19. Unlike in prior years, students who have a sufficient number of hours and have earned satisfactory academic progress before March 27 are automatically eligible for ...

  • 17 June

    LeadAR Opens Applications for Next Leadership Class

    LeadAR, the state’s premier leadership program, is searching for its next class of leaders. Operated by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, LeadAR offers participants an in-depth and global view of issues facing their communities, state and country. The 22-month program includes bi-monthly seminars, a week in Washington, D.C., to gain insight on the policy-making ...

  • 10 June

    SAU students named to Spring 2020 Dean’s President’s List

    MAGNOLIA, AR (06/04/2020)– 586 students earned a 3.5 GPA for the spring 2020 semester, earning recognition for the Southern Arkansas University Dean’s List. Josey Webb is a senior Agricultural Science major from Mena, AR. Presli Saddler is a sophomore Elementary Education K-6 major from Wickes, AR. A total of 586 students were honored on this semester’s Dean’s List, ranking as ...