FNBC awards 2017 Boyd Carpenter Scholarship

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Maggie Fuller receives Boyd Carpenter Scholarship

Maggie Fuller and FNBC Bank Chairman of the Board Martin Carpenter

Maggie Fuller, a 2017 graduate of Highland High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Boyd Carpenter Scholarship, awarded annually by FNBC Bank. This is the 33rd year for the $4,000 scholarship

Fuller completed her high school education with a 4.11 GPA and scored an impressive 31 on her ACT. She is attending the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, studying business management with a minor in nonprofit studies. She plans to earn her Master in Business Administration after completing her undergraduate studies.

Fuller was very involved in several organizations through her high school career and served in various leadership positions, including Future Business Leaders of America President, Student Council President, Class President, Beta Club Treasurer, National Honor Society, Key Club, Girls Basketball, Library Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Choir, Tennis, Track and Field, Drama and Yearbook.

She received the Crystal Wiles Achievement Award, Maxpreps Sportsmanship Player of the Year Award, and was a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) attendee, High O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar attendee, Arkansas Girls State Delegate, Outstanding Girls State Citizen, FBLA District Runner-Up, FBLA District Winner, FBLA State Runner-Up, and FBLA National Finalist.

She is the daughter of Beth and Steve Fuller.

An outside committee was selected to review all applicants and conduct interviews with their top candidates.

Established in 1984, the Boyd Carpenter Scholarship honors the late-FNBC Bank president and chairman of the board who was a devoted advocate of education. The endowment fund is managed by the Arkansas Community Foundation.

Graduating seniors from Izard, Fulton and Sharp County are eligible to apply. Renewable up to four years, the recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4-point scale, or equivalent.


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