Two Pulaski Technical College students have received scholarships through the Rotary Club of Little Rock's Club 99 Foundation.
The scholarships, each in the amount of $1,500, were awarded April 1 during the club's meeting at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock.
Sky Tapp of Jacksonville received the Frank White Scholarship, which honors the 41st governor of Arkansas, who was also a Rotarian and the youngest president of Club 99. Sky will complete her Associate of Arts at Pulaski Technical College next spring. She plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to pursue a bachelor's degree in social work and accounting.
Sky is an active volunteer with Lonoke County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and wants a career working with abused and neglected children. She has two children of her own and has maintained a 3.88 grade-point average while in college.
Cory Shelton of Little Rock received the Eugene M. Pfeifer, Jr. scholarship, which Mr. Pfeifer, a Rotarian, established in honor of his father. The scholarship is awarded to a Pulaski Tech graduate transferring to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Cory is a Student Ambassador and treasurer for Pulaski Tech's Student Government Association. He graduates in May and plans to pursue a degree in small business management at UALR.