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Hawkins Family Continues Scholarship Support


On December 19th, Edgar and Sue Hawkins presented the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation with a $10,000 donation to continue their support in building additional endowments for the Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund.

The Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund was established with the UA Rich Mountain Foundation in 2015 by Edgar and Sue Hawkins to honor the life and memory of their beloved son, Nick. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a legacy of higher education opportunities for Scott County residents. Priority awards for the scholarship include the following: Waldron High School graduate or non-traditional student residing from Scott County, bilingual, and pursuing an education-related degree or teaching field.

For more information about the Foundation scholarships and giving opportunities contact: Tammy Young, Director of Development and Community Relations at (479) 394-7622, x. 1220 or<>.

Foundation Board Members, Donors, and UA Rich Mountain staff, pictured: Jessie Barr, Development Assistant, Joe Liles, Damon Miller, John Vacca, Sue Hawkins, Edgar Hawkins, Charles “Bo” Collins, David Alley, and Tammy Young, Director of Development and Community Relations.