Holly George, of Marianna, has been named the recipient of the Barney Lewis Business Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA). George is majoring in medical office technology.
The family of Barney Lewis made a contribution to the Phillips Community College Foundation to establish the Barney Lewis Business Scholarship in memory of Lewis, who dedicated himself to his company (Dixie Furniture), his family and community. Lewis further demonstrated his commitment through his service as a board of director for the Phillips College Foundation for over nine years.
The Barney Lewis Business Scholarship provides $1,250 per semester for two consecutive years to qualified students. Those eligible must have a 2.50 GPA. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA from semester to semester in order to maintain the scholarship.