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Bessie Parks scholarship offered graduating seniors

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:39 pm

The Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Alpha Kappa Club of Fayetteville to graduating seniors of Lincoln County High School, Riverside Christian Academy or an accredited home school program.

The student must be a resident of Lincoln County.

It is a four-year (eight-semester) educational scholarship in the amount of $1,200 each year. The funds are dispersed in two installments, $600 in the fall and $600 in the spring, and must be used for a Tennessee state-supported, non-private college or university.

The student must maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA for each semester (of a possible 4.0).

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, Feb. 22. All applications are to be turned into the Lincoln County High School’s Scholarship counselor, Mrs. Harrison. A letter of recommendation, transcripts, ACT scores and income verification forms must accompany the application.

For more information, call Kitty Marsh, scholarship committee chairman, at 433-3836.