Beebe Nursing School Student Earns Dr. Carl G. Pierce Jr. Scholarship
Jessica Reynolds, a senior at Beebe School of Nursing, has earned the Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. endowed Scholarship for her outstanding academic performance. Ms. Reynolds would like to become a pediatric/cardiac nurse.
The scholarship is awarded to a student based on his or her academic performance in Maternal, Child and Family Health Nursing, as well as on a caring and professional attitude and an interest in pediatrics. Mrs. Carl G. Pierce, Jr., together with her family, endowed the scholarship in memory of her husband Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr., who was a physician at Beebe Medical Center from 1951 until he retired in 1987. Dr. Pierce also had a long association with Beebe School of Nursing, where he served as School physician and taught nursing students about children.
Cutline: Pictured here, from left to Right: The Honorable Eugene Bookhammer, Chairman of the Beebe Medical Foundation, Jessica Reynolds, and Connie Bushey, Director of the Beebe School of Nursing.