48 Students Receive 2020 Dollars for Scholars Grants

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (August 17, 2020) – The Methodist Foundation for Arkansas is proud to make $48,000 in scholarship contributions to 48 students receiving 2020 Dollars for Scholars awards to begin or continue their education at United Methodist colleges, universities, and seminaries.

For each recipient, the students’ local churches gave $1,000 and the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation matched that contribution.  The Methodist Foundation for Arkansas gave $1,000, along with the student’s selected college contributing $1,000 for a significant $4,000 scholarship award to each student.

Undergraduate Students

Home Church

College

 

Mr. Lincoln G. Pritchard

Asbury United Methodist Church. Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Benjamin L. Cogbill

Asbury United Methodist Church. Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Maxwell Dawson

Central United Methodist Church, Fayetteville, AR

Hendrix College

 

Ms. Makala J. Strang

Fairfield Bay United Methodist Church, Fairfield Bay, AR

Hendrix College

 

Ms. Hannah N. Cozart

Faith United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Oklahoma City University

 

Ms. Sydney R. Wagner

First United Methodist Church, Bentonville, AR

Hendrix College

 

Ms. Lauren Seckington

First United Methodist Church, Bentonville, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Adam P. Kerr

First United Methodist Church, Bentonville, AR

Oklahoma City University

 

Ms. Allison M. Epperson

First United Methodist Church, Bryant, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Tyler J. Odell

First United Methodist Church, Clinton, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Lawson B. Points

First United Methodist Church, Conway, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Joseph S. Winningham

First United Methodist Church, Conway, AR

Hendrix College

 

Ms. Gwen T. Boone

First United Methodist Church, Conway, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Joseph R. Coker

First United Methodist Church, Conway, AR

Hendrix College

 

Ms. Rebekah L. Dodson

First United Methodist Church, El Dorado, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Silas B. Myane

First United Methodist Church, Farmington, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Robert C. Parker

First United Methodist Church, Fort Smith, AR

Southern Methodist University

 

Ms. Katherine G. M. Delony

First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, TX

Southern Methodist University

 

Ms. Anna E. R. Delony

First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, TX

Oklahoma City University

 

Ms. Lacey N. Crosby

First United Methodist Church, Greenbrier, AR

Hendrix College

 

Mr. Kyle A. Bounds

First United Methodist Church, Greenbrier, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. John M. Mathis

First United Methodist Church, Greenbrier, AR

Hendrix College

Ms. Madison R. Connaway

First United Methodist Church, Hot Springs, AR

Hendrix College

Ms. Alexis S. Tanner

First United Methodist Church, Russellville, AR

Oklahoma City University

Ms. Alyssa M. Savage

First United Methodist Church, Sheridan, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Creighton M. Polk

First United Methodist Church, Wooster, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Samuel E. Adkisson, IV

Lakeside United Methodist Church, Lake Village, AR

Millsaps College

Ms. Lexie N. Burleson

Lakewood United Methodist Church, North Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Ms. Stephanie J. Rodriguez

Paris United Methodist Church, Paris, AR

Central Methodist University

Ms. Gracie L. Singleton

Portland United Methodist Church, Portland, AR

Millsaps College

Ms. Jessalyn E. Hoskyn

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Ms. Lauren L. Berry

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Reece C. Forrest

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Robert P. Shannon, II

Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Ms. Emma K. Piercy

St. James United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Darryl D. Swinton, Jr.

Theresa Hoover United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Clark Atlanta University

Ms. Annabelle N. Neilson

Village United Methodist Church, Lake Village, AR

Hendrix College

Mr. Jo'Nathan Yow

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Mr. Sandarius S. Gillisipe

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Ms. Valricka J. Mitchell

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Mr. Mark T. Ricard, II

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Ms. Myicara A. Spencer-Cole

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Mr. Jawan Wright

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Mr. Robert L. Nichols, III

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Philander Smith College

Ms. Paulina C. Webber

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Little Rock, AR

Dillard University

Ms. Kelly J. Murray-Norman

White Hall United Methodist Church, White Hall, AR

Hendrix College

 

 

Seminary Student

Home Church

Seminary

Mr. Samuel M. Coker

First United Methodist Church, Conway, AR

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

 

"The board of the Methodist Foundation for Arkansas is pleased to award $48,000 in grants to Arkansas students attending United Methodist colleges and universities during the 2020-2021 school year," said MFA President and CEO, Rev. J. Wayne Clark.

The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is committed to helping students achieve their dreams by providing scholarship aid for United Methodist students attending 122 United Methodist-related institutions.  The Methodist Foundation for Arkansas is one of the largest United Methodist Foundations in the country. Founded in 1963, MFA is responsible for over 800 funds with combined assets over $175 million.