Scholarship to honor late Dollarway educator, HSU graduate

The Maurice R. Horton Sr. Emerging Leader Memorial Scholarship endowment at Henderson State University will be awarded at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at city hall at Pine Bluff.

The late Maurice Horton was a long-time educator in the Dollarway School District and the first African-American to graduate from HSU.

HSU will announce the inaugural recipient of the scholarship, which will be awarded annually to an incoming African-American male freshman from Clark or Jefferson counties.