UAPB awards Gathen scholarship


Morgan Gathen, a 2014 honor graduate from Warren High School, was recently awarded a University Scholarship from the Office of Recruitment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

She is the daughter of David and Kristi Ridgell. Gathen ranked number six in her class, will major in biology at UAPB and plans to become a pediatric nurse.

Gathen was a member of the Warren High Beta Club and National Honor Society, played basketball, ran track and was a cheerleader.

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must have a minimum ACT score of 23 and a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The University Scholarship pays full tuition and room and board.