UCA Announces Over Half Million Dollar Gift for Scholarships

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation recently announced a gift valued at approximately $550,000 from Bobbie Garner Floyd of Conway in memory of her late husband, John M. Garner. The donation is a combination of a cash gift and a planned charitable remainder trust.

The John M. Garner and Bobbie Garner Floyd Scholarship Fund will fund scholarships for students with a preference for students from Wynne High School and Cross County High School, or from high schools in the following Delta counties: Greene, Poinsett, St. Francis and Woodruff.

John and Bobbie graduated from UCA, then Arkansas State Teachers College. Both earned bachelor