UAPB awards scholarship to Booker


Laneshia Booker of Chicago, Ill., was recently awarded a Chancellor’s Full-Ride Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The daughter of Lawaune Bell and Richard Booker, she was the 2014 valedictorian of her graduating class at Walter H. Dyett High School where was a cheerleader and a member of the volleyball team.

She will major in industrial technology at UAPB with plans of becoming a consultant for a Fortune 500 company.

The scholarship pays full tuition, fees, room and board and $500 for books each semester.