The national debt is complex as any topic students encounter in college, but five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students are taking the lead to raise awareness of the debt as part of a nationwide initiative.
Local residents considering college can learn more about what financial aid opportunities are available to them at the Countdown to College event held at 2 p.m. March 15 in the Baldor Technology Center on UAFS campus.
Tenth and 11th grade students and their parents are invited to attend the Western Arkansas Technical Center’s open house Tuesday, Feb. 24, or Monday, March 2, both at 6 p.m. in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
While 20 contestants will compete for the title of Miss UAFS at the scholarship pageant March 14, 22 girls and one boy will enjoy the title of royalty when they participate in the Princess/Prince Program during the pageant.
The Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant will showcase 20 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student contestants vying for the title of Miss UAFS at 7 p.m. March 14 at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th St.