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  • State’s Top GED® Scorers Ready to Take on the World

    Jun 7, 2017
    With the Old Supreme Court Room as the backdrop, commendations and well wishes were expressed to the twenty-five Arkansans who scored in the top percentile among all test takers in the state in 2016. More than 4,000 Arkansans took the exam, which is comprised of four sections and
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  • Kidney Donors Recognized for Life-Saving Act

    Mar 22, 2017
    Nine Arkansans, including one person from outside of the state, were presented with a Chain of Life Award by the Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission during a ceremony on March 22 in Little Rock. The Chain of Life Awards began at the Arkansas State Legislature following the 2011 session.
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  • Top 25 GED® Scorers Prepare for New Chapter

    Nov 15, 2016
    LITTLE ROCK – When Mason Weldon got word that he scored well on his GED® exam, he thought test administrators meant he achieved a high mark when comparing others’ results who also took the exam at the Saline County Adult Education Center. But then he got clarification
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  • Fordyce High School Teacher’s Passion for Giving Back Earns Her National Award

    Nov 15, 2016
    FORDYCE – Jessica Young has just about done it all in the medical field. She has tended to patients as a nurse, and she serves a part-time ambulance driver throughout Dallas County. Taking the advice of a church member, she chose to go into education by preparing the next generation of health professionals.
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  • Project SEARCH® Leads Interns to Jobs

    Nov 15, 2016
    LITTLE ROCK – A standing room only crowd with bright smiles and a few tears. Each year, that is the view at UAMS at the hospital’s annual Project SEARCH® graduation ceremony as the interns selected to participate in the program share their experience with their family members and supporters.
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