Student receives transfer scholarship to UAPB


Kayla Dowdell of Jonesboro, Ga., was recently awarded a Transfer Scholarship from the Office of Recruitment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Dowdell is the daughter of Jerome and Sonquea Dowdell and is transferring from Miami Dade Junior College in Miami, Fla., where she played volleyball for three years.

A graduate of Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Ga., she was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and received academic honors of Dean’s list every semester she attended Miami Dade. She graduated from the college with a 3.765 grade point average and obtained an associate’s degree in pre-law.

Dowdell will major inpre-law and sociology at UAPB.