PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. -- Three students from Joe T. Robinson High’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program have been awarded the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship from the JAG Board of Directors.
Byron Joyner, a senior, is one of just five recipients in the country of a $10,000 scholarship which will be provided as $2,500 over four years.
Avery Counts, a senior, is receiving a $2,000 scholarship. She is one of 45 recipients from across the country. Robinson High graduate, Breana Hicks, is also receiving a $2,000 scholarship. This is the second time Hicks has received this scholarship.
The Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship money assists students in their pursuit of a postsecondary degree or certificate. The scholarship was created in honor of the extraordinary leadership and service of the first and only president and chief executive officer of JAG.
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