Student Activities

Monticello Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship From Mainline Health Systems

Abbigail Goodding of Monticello, a junior biology and biochemistry double major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Mainline Health Systems, Inc. The recipient of the Mainline Health Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship must be a resident of Lincoln, Drew, Bradley, Ashley, Chicot or Desha counties, a junior or senior in good academic standing majoring in a pre-professional medical field, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The scholarship will be awarded each fall and spring semester. Pictured from left are Keith Williams, vice chairman of the Mainline Health Systems board of directors, Byron Montgomery, APRN and assistant clinical director, Cassi Bazar, executive assistant, Brittany Sears, marketing manager, Abbigail Goodding, Tafta McCain, chief financial officer, Ron Miller, chairman of the board, Allan Nichols, chief executive officer, and Amanda Gilbert, grants management director.

UAM To Host 12th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede April 5-7

MONTICELLO, Ark. - More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the 12th annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello April 5-7.

UAM Debate Team Competes At TECHnically Speaking Tournament

Members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello debate team display awards won at last weekend's TECHnically Speaking Debate Tournament at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Pictured from left are Dylan Hargis, an agriculture major from Warren, Hunter Cook, a criminal justice major from Sheridan who reached the round of 16 in junior varsity debate, Adeline Bowman, a political science major from Berthoud, Colo., Kyle Hargis, a communications major from Warren and a semifinalist in varsity debate, and Danial Wire, an exercise science major from Kenner, La. (Not pictured: Gabe McDorman of Sheridan and Grace Nash of Mount Holly.) The competition featured debate teams from 17 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. Participating universities were UAM, Arkansas Tech, Bossier Parish Community College, College of the Mainland, Drury, Harding, John Brown, LSU-Shreveport, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Oklahoma Baptist, Oral Roberts, Southern Methodist, Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Southern Mississippi, Union and Whitworth.