Shelby Clinton, 20, of North Little Rock, is among 18 pediatric cancer survivors selected this year to receive Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarships valued at $3,500 each and awarded by the CARTI Foundation in Little Rock.
Presented annually to current or former CARTI pediatric cancer patients, the scholarships are named in honor of Dennis Jungmeyer, of North Little Rock. Jungmeyer is a CARTI Foundation Board Member and prostate cancer survivor.
Recipients of the 20th annual CARTI Kids Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship Awards were honored at a special presentation ceremony held May 31 at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. First Lady Susan Hutchinson assisted Jungmeyer in presenting scholars with their awards.
Diagnosed with a medulloblastoma brain tumor at the age of seven, Clinton currently attends Arkansas State University where he is a nursing major. He is the son of Darlene and Bill Clinton of North Little Rock.
In addition to Clinton, other 2017 Jungmeyer Scholarship recipients include: Heidi Abston, of Searcy; Elijah Barnes, of Mena; Brayden Beshears, of Greenwood; Lucas Cauthren, of Subiaco; Creed Chapman, of Norfork; Spencer Ewing, of Little Rock; Haley Goodwin, of Conway; Ty Granberry, of New Boston, Texas; Keori Guinn, of Hot Springs; Cheryl Harp, of Bentonville; Caleb Loe, of Prescott; Patrik Rollefson; Breanna Stoufer, of Fort Smith; CheyAnn Trantham, of Conway; Tasha Turner, of Pocahontas; Chase Wellenberger, of England; and Kirsten Worley, of Benton.
Mark V. Williamson and John Youngblood were named as recipients of the 2017 Z. Lynn Zeno Award in recognition of outstanding philanthropic leadership and volunteerism on behalf of CARTI Kids.