This is the 18th year that the Leon Price Scholarship has been awarded to a Polk County student. The scholarship is for $800 and is given in memory of Leon Price, who was a longtime business partner of Price Mobile Homes, Inc., in Mena.
The Price family is proud to announce the 2017 recipient as Brittany Wilhite. She is the 17-year old daughter of David and Marianne Wilhite of Mena. She is a 2017 graduate of Acorn High School and has a gpa of 3.7. Wilhite plans to attend Arkansas Tech in the fall. She plans to study in Biology and have a minor in Spanish, with hope to be an Obstetrician.