Dec. 20 — Alexander Baber of Piggott is one of fifteen students awarded the Paragould Student Scholarship for the fall 2019 semester. He is a 2017 graduate of Piggott High School who is seeking a journeyman electrical license. He is the son of Charles and Jean Baber and the father of Quentin Baber and Hayden Emerson.
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.