On March 7, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 presented a donation to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to provide an annual scholarship for $1,200. The scholarship priority award is to provide financial assistance to a Polk County student attending University of Arkansas Rich Mountain that is a female veteran or descendent of a veteran. Scholarship award is based on need and academic performance. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 is comprised of women, or their descendants, of men who have served in the military during periods of war.
Foundation Board Members, Donors, and Chancellor pictured (l to r): Karen Mosier, David Alley, Brian Hensley, John Vacca, Damon Miller, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 President Tawana Gilbert, Donna Montgomery, Avel Mendoza, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 Secretary Lou Davis, Dr. Phillip Wilson, and Ben Finley.
For more information about the UA Rich Mountain Foundation and giving opportunities contact, Tammy Young, Director of Development and Community Relations at (479) 394-7622, x. 1220.