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U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Arkansas, left, met with University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander on Tuesday at the school’s Aquaculture Fisheries Center.

Students of the Year recognized at WCHS

Watson Chapel High School had its awards assembly on May 21. The 10th-grade and 11th-grade Students of the Year were recognized. Pictured are Daniel Taylor (11th grade), Kallie Jo Hopson (11th grade), Najallah Johnson (10th grade) and Will Duke (10th grade). (Special to The Commercial)

UAM social work program receives award

Andre Lewis, right, director of the social work program and assistant professor of social work at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Marie Jenkins, assistant professor of social work and field education director, accept an award at the National Association of Social Workers’ state conference at North Little Rock. UAM social work students and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences were honored for winning a statewide competition for the largest increase in NASW membership. (Special to The Commercial)

UAM club takes annual trip

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Biology Club and faculty sponsors stop at the White Sands National Monument at New Mexico on their annual field trip. Participants included Douglas Holland; John Hunt, faculty sponsor; Walker Jarrett; Don White; Logan Bone; Allison Haire; Ed Bacon, faculty sponsor; and Isabel Bacon. The club visited biological, geological and historical sites. Stops included Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Organ Mountains National Monument, Chiricahua Mountains National Monument, Bowie National Historical Site, the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, Grand Canyon National Park and Petrified Forest National Park. (Special to The Commercial)

Dailey receives honor

White Hall native Torie Dailey shares a moment with retired University of Central Arkansas professor Bob Reising. Reising honored Dailey on May 21 at the White Hall Library. Dailey recently received the University of Central Arkansas Dr. A. W. ‘Moonlight’ Graham Award for promising medical professionals. (Special to The Commercial)

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UAPB student to study in China

Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

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Students of the Year recognized at WCHS

Watson Chapel High School had its awards assembly on May 21. The 10th-grade and 11th-grade Students of the Year were recognized. Pictured are Daniel Taylor (11th grade), Kallie Jo Hopson (11th grade), Najallah Johnson (10th grade) and Will Duke (10th grade). (Special to The Commercial)

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