Dec. 28 — Jared Folkes of Kennett, MO, is one of fifteen students awarded the Paragould Student Scholarship for the fall 2019 semester. He is a 2010 graduate of Delta C-7 in Deering, MO. He is the son of Donnie and Angie Folkes and is married to Rebecca Folkes. He is in the BRTC electrical apprenticeship program while working for Kelley Electric.
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.