Dec. 21 — Christy Bassett of Paragould is one of fifteen students awarded the Paragould Student Scholarship for the fall 2019 semester. She is a 1988 graduate of Norte Vista High who is seeking an Associate of Arts. She is the daughter of Gail Cartmell of Victoria, Texas, and is the mother of Mickey, Emily, Dannelle, and Brittany.
Paragould educators, staff, and community members collectively fund this $250 scholarship. The Paragould Student Scholarship is available to fulltime Black River Technical College students who attend at least one traditional class at the Paragould site or to Paragould non-traditional industry students who are enrolled in at least one Paragould program comprising of more than 18 hours.