UAHT Graduates Receive Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speakers Series Scholarships to TAMUT

    Jacob Carnes and Maria Galvan Labrada, University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana graduates, were recently selected as recipients of the Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speakers Series Scholarship.

    The Farmers Bank Distinguished Speaker Series event raises scholarship money for students who graduate from the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana and Texarkana College and wish to complete their bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University Texarkana.

    The featured speaker at this year’s event was Captain Scott Kelly, a retired naval test pilot and astronaut who made history by spending more than 340 consecutive days on board the International Space Station. The event raised $51,100 for scholarships.

    Pictured: UAHT students Jacob Carnes (red polo shirt) and Maria Galvan Labrada (blue long-sleeved shirt with glasses). Dr. Christine Holt, Chancellor (pink jacket)

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