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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 Eric Sutherland.

Donaghey Scholars receive a substantial financial package that includes:

Full tuition (up to 18 hours per semester); Stipend; Study abroad; Financial assistance; Housing subsidy; New laptop computer.

The program uses an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking through the reading of primary texts, writing, and discussion.

As the campus-wide honors program, the Donaghey Scholars program builds a strong foundation for students to pursue their areas of study at UA Little Rock.

With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers learning, research, service, social and career opportunities that can only be found in Arkansas’ capital city.

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