Rotary scholarship winners announced

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Pictured left to right: Brandle Davidson, Allison Fredricks, Jake Butler and Emilee Davis

The Batesville Rotary Club has announced winners of this year’s Rotary scholarships to area high school seniors.  The recipients will be honored at the annual Rotary Awards Banquet in June.

Batesville High School’s recepient is Allison Fredricks. Fredricks plans to attend the University of Arkansas in the fall and major in biology.

“Upon graduating from the university, I hope to be accepted into dental school and return to my hometown of Batesville to practice dentistry,” Fredricks said.

The scholarship recipient from Midland High School is Brandle Davidson.

“When I graduate, I plan to attend UACCB (University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville) in the fall to get my basics, then transfer to A-State to become an occupational therapist,” Davidson said.

The winner from Cave City High School is Emilee Davis.  

“After graduation I will attend college at Arkansas State University to further my education,” shared Davis.

The recipient from Cedar Ridge High School is Jacob Butler.

Butler plans to attend UACCB in the fall and major in special education. Butler said he plans to work as a board certified behavior analyst therapist and work with autistic children. He plans on attending Bible college in the fall as well.

The Batesville Rotary Club was founded more than 75 years ago by local business leaders interested in serving the Batesville community. As an international service organization, the club works on projects in the community and around the state. It meets each Monday at noon in the Batesville Community Center.

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