The University of Central Arkansas recently announced that 1,035 students will receive academic scholarships starting fall 2013. UCA awards five different academic scholarships to first-time entering freshmen based on high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores.

The following scholarships are awarded for up to eight consecutive semesters excluding summer semesters:

• UCA Distinguished Scholarship awards $4,250 per semester or $8,500 per year

• UCA Excellence Scholarship awards $3,250 per semester or $6,500 per year

• UCA Achievement Scholarship awards $2,500 per semester or $5,000 per year

• UCA University Scholarship awards $1,500 per semester or $3,000 per year

• UCA Leadership Scholarship awards $750 per semester or $1,500 per year

The following Faulkner County students were awarded scholarships:

Gregory Addie, of Mayflower, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Kayla Allen, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Emily Bailey, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Sarah Barfield, of Mayflower, University scholarship, $12,000. Blake Barrett, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Katherine Bartley, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Andrew Bates, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Brandon Baty, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Jacob Beagley, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Christie Birdsong, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Carley Boling, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Walker Bowen, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Jon Paul Bradley, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Rebecca Brandon, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Zachary Brawley, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Christopher Bumpers, of Conway, Distinguished scholarship, $34,000. William Bumpers, of Conway, Distinguished scholarship, $34,000. Christopher Calhoun, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Jackson Castleberry, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kathryn Chouinard, of Conway, Distinguished scholarship, $34,000. Jacob Colbert, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Nick Connerly, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Caleb Crawley, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kierra Cunningham, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Brittany Davanzo, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Mary Katherine Deem, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Alexandra Depner, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Abbie Dolan, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Karalee Duker, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Ayla Fedor, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Alexandra Ferguson, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Samuel Fletcher, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Kelly Gamelin, of Greenbrier, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Zachary Gerbholz, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Jill Goodrich, of Greenbrier, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Victoria Gottsponer, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Mckenzie Gray, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Griffin Guinn, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Mary Hales, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Andrew Hambuchen, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Aundrea Hardin, of Enola, University scholarship, $12,000. Catherine Harrington, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Ellaina Hatfield, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Ashton Hawk, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kaitlyn Haynes, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Kara Helton, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Amanda Hibner, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Katherine Hicks, of Conway, Distinguished scholarship, $34,000. Austin Hodges, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Andrea Howell, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kaylee Hulsizer, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Abbigail Hunt, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Lindsey Isom, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Landon Jackson, of Greenbrier, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Zane Jefferson, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Tristan Jenkins, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Carissa Johnson, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Kimber Keelin, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Morgan Kordsmeier, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Elijah Lawrence, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Travis Long, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kennedy Maltbia, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Reagan Mannis, of Mayflower, University scholarship, $12,000. Bianca Massey, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Parker Matthews, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000, Victoria McCauley, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Richard McDaniel, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Hannah McKee, of Greenbrier, University scholarship, $12,000. Richard Meriweather, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Jewell Miller, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Katelynn Miller, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Emory Moline, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Mollie Moore, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Landon Morris, of Conway. Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Cody Morris, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Brittney Morrison, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Ashley Mulligan, of Vilonia, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Conrad Murphy, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Logan Myers, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000, Donny Nash, of Vilonia, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Erin Nixon, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Tessa Pearson, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kelsey Peterson, of Conway, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Alexandria Quarles, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Hannah Ray, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Sarah Roberson, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Sarah Sargent, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Mallory Simpson, of Vilonia, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Austin Smith, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Sabrina Smith, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Blake Solberg, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Savannah Sparrow, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Catherine Stain, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Matthew Stephens, of Greenbrier, Leadership scholarship, $6,000. Jonathan Stevenson, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Jared Tate, of Mayflower, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Niki Taylor, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Lindsey Tharp, of Vilonia, University scholarship, $12,000. Mallory Thomason, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Hayden Thrasher, of Greenbrier, Distinguished scholarship, $34,000. Hunter Thrasher, of Greenbrier, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Tyler Velasco, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. William Wallace, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Alyssa Walter, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Tyler Walters, of Conway, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Davia Ward, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Kayla Williams, of Maumelle, University scholarship, $12,000. Trenton Wolf, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000. Bryce Woods, of Conway, Excellence scholarship, $26,000. Katherine Wrightam, of Greenbrier, Achievement scholarship, $20,000. Dennis Zimmerman, of Conway, University scholarship, $12,000.

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