POCAHONTAS, AR August 22, 2020 – Christopher Cunningham of Walnut Ridge has been awarded the Fall 2020 Keith Ward Memorial FFA Scholarship. Cunningham is a 2019 graduate of Walnut Ridge High School who is seeking an Associate of Science in Agriculture.
This scholarship was created in memory of Keith Ward by his wife and daughters. Mr. Ward was a 1969 Pocahontas High School graduate and was FFA president. The Wards were named the 2008 Randolph County Farm Family of the Year. Mr. Ward and his family were longtime farmers. He was also an Oak Ridge Central school board member for ten years and a longtime Oak Ridge Central PTA member and president. The scholarship is awarded for fall semester to a full or part time BRTC student who is a Randolph County resident majoring in agriculture.
For more information about creating or supporting a scholarship, contact Karen Liebhaber at (870) 248-4185 or email her at KarenL@blackrivertech.edu.