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Students Awarded FNBEA Board of Directors Scholarship

EACC students, Curtis Burnett of Brinkley and Kayleigh Simpson of Palestine, have been announced as the recipients of this year’s First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas Board of Directors scholarship. 

Established as an endowment fund to honor former members of the First National Bank board, the scholarship is awarded to one or more full-time sophomore EACC students that have a grade point average of at least 3.0, and reside in a county served by an office or branch of the bank.

Curtis Burnett is pursuing an Associate of Arts degree in General Education and plans to continue his education to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy.  Kayleigh Simpson is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing and plans to continue her education after graduating from EACC in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, and eventually become a Nurse Practitioner.

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Curtis Burnett receives FNBEA scholarship from Emily Burns (left), FNBEA Assistant Vice President.  Kayleigh Simpson receives FNBEA scholarship from Emily Burns (left), FNBEA Assistant Vice President.  
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