Jacks earns award at medical school

The Barton Foundation Scholarship was recently awarded to Blake B. Jacks at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science College of Medicine at Little Rock.

Jacks is the son of Dr. David C. Jacks and grandson of retired fire chief Ray Jacks and Jane Jacks, all of Pine Bluff.

The Barton scholarship is one of the college’s most prestigious awards presented to students with the highest grade point average.

Jacks will graduate from medical school in 2015.