Ally Ungerank of Wynne has been named the recipient of the EACC Foundation’s George P. and Alice H. Walker Endowed Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.
The Walker family came to St. Francis County in about 1900 and started a farming operation. George Walker continued that family business until his death. Mrs. Walker was very active in the First United Methodist Church, serving for years as a Sunday school teacher. She was the first woman to serve on a grand jury in this state.
Because of the caring attention given members of this family, especially in their final days, this scholarship is dedicated to the support of students at EACC pursuing a degree in an Allied Health field. It is expected that these students will become practicing health care professionals and provide care for many others over their lifetime.
Ungerank is currently enrolled in the Radiologic Technology program at EACC. After completing her degree, she hopes to work in the radiology field with children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “I am so thankful to have been selected as the recipient of this scholarship, and I plan to make the most of this opportunity,” said Ungerank.
The Walker endowed scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore student with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on all coursework to date.
The East Arkansas Community College Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization that is dedicated to uplifting, enhancing and improving the effectiveness, quality, and scope of East Arkansas Community College through fundraising and other financial support.
Scholarship recipient Ally Ungerank and Walker family representative, Wesley Walker.