Baxter Regional Medical Center awarded its annual recipients of the Dr.
Robert L. Kerr Annual Medical Student Scholarship in a ceremony August
8 in Little Rock. Medical students from the BRMC market area were recognized
and awarded the scholarship in support of tuition for medical school.
Dr. Robert and Mrs. Kerr attended the event. Dr. Kerr, longtime physician
in Mountain Home now retired in Little Rock, encouraged each of the students
in their chosen career in medicine. He shared a personal message with
the students and their families and guests in attendance.
The scholarship recipients were welcomed by BRMC President and CEO Ron
Peterson. BRMC VP - Business Development/Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation
Executive Director Barney Larry described the Kerr Medical Student Scholarship
as andldquo;a way to honor a great man and great physician, Dr. Robert L.
Kerr, who served our community for many years.”
This yearandrsquo;s Kerr Scholarship recipients are Stacy Baldwin, Big Flat;
Austin Carlisle, Mountain Home; Clelland Chatman, Mountain Home; Cass
Cherry, Viola; Jennie Clark, Gamaliel; April Gentry Clawson, Mountain
Home; Kendall Fancher, Mountain Home; Maureen Flowers, Flippin; Derek
Karr, Mountain Home; Andrew Keaster, Mountain Home; Kenneth Adam Kilgore,
Mountain Home; Lindsay Malatesta, Mountain Home; Amanda McAlister, Mountain
Home; Matthew McAlister, Mountain Home; Matthew McNelley, Mountain Home;
Emily Nachtigal, Mountain Home; Samuel Olson, Cotter; Banks Peterson,
Mountain Home; Samantha Shipman, Yellville and James Tullis, Mountain Home.
Scholarships are presented annually. To be eligible, students must show
proof of enrollment in an accredited medical program leading to a degree
of medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy and demonstrate residency in
the BRMC designated service area (including the following counties: Baxter,
Marion, Fulton, Izard, Sharp, Stone, and Searcy, Arkansas, and Ozark County,
Missouri). For more information contact Bobbi Brown, BRMC Physician Recruiter,
at 870-508-1010 or
Kerr Medical Student Scholarship recipients include (seated, from left)
Samantha Shipman, April Clawson, Dr. Robert Kerr, Amanda McAlister, Lindsay
Malatesta, (standing, from left) Derek Karr, Kenneth Adam Kilgore, Matthew
McNelley, Clell Chatman, Kendall Fancher, Banks Peterson and Cass Cherry.
Not pictured are Stacy Baldwin, Austin Carlisle, Jennie Clark, Maureen
Flowers, Andrew Keaster, Matthew McAlister, Emily Nachtigal, Samuel Olson
and James Tullis.