Tamekia Banks, of Marvell, has been awarded the Bettye W. and Dick D. Hendrix Business Endowed Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas.
A 2010 graduate of Marvell High School, Banks is currently working toward a degree in business management at Phillips College.
The Hendrix Business Scholarship was established by Dick and Bettye Hendrix, of Helena. This award provides $500 each fall and spring semester for the recipient and is designed to assist Phillips County residents, who are majoring in business. In order to maintain the scholarship, recipients must complete their course work at Phillips College with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.