Wilson receives Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson Merit scholarship

Wed May 10, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Baker WilsonMerit is defined as have the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward. One North Arkansas College student has recently been rewarded for his commitment to academic excellence and community service.

Harrison’s Baker Wilson received the 2017 Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The award was presented at the annual Kappa Beta Delta/PBL Ceremony on April 24 in the John Paul Hammerschmidt Business & Conference Center.

“Baker is one of those people you want on your team. He is loyal, dependable, trustworthy, fun, energetic, and successful. We are so proud of him!” commented Paula Melton, Northark Kappa Beta Delta Advisor.

Baker is Northark’s second scholarship recipient since its Kappa Beta Delta chapter was chartered in 2011.

The Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is a member of Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society; carries a grade point average of 3.5 or higher; is currently enrolled in college courses; and has illustrated merited community service in the past year.

Baker recently graduated from Northark receiving an associate of science degree in business. He is heading to Central Baptist College in Conway where he’ll play baseball on a full-tuition scholarship. He plans to pursue a degree in either accounting or marketing.

Kappa Beta Delta is an international honor society that encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management and administration pursuing associate degrees.

For more information about Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society, contact Paula Melton at (870) 391-3128 or Cheryl Keymer at (870) 391-3225.

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