Two Students Earn Big Bass Classic Scholarships

Jonathan Sloan of Benton and Kevin Wewers of Scranton are the recipients of the 2009-10 Lake Dardanelle Big Bass Classic Arkansas Tech Fisheries and Wildlife Scholarship.

Both Sloan (middle left) and Wewers (middle right) are juniors at Arkansas Tech University, and both are majoring in fisheries and wildlife biology.

Also photographed are (far left) Justin Wilkins and (far right) Mike Wilkins, co-owners of Wilkins Bros. Outdoors in Russellville; and Jayne Jones, vice president for development at Arkansas Tech.

Wilkins Bros. Outdoors and the Russellville Advertising and Promotion Commission are co-sponsors of the Lake Dardanelle Big Bass Classic, which has raised and donated $12,000 for scholarships at Arkansas Tech during its first two years of existence.

The third annual Lake Dardanelle Big Bass Classic is scheduled for April 24-25.

For more information about this year’s tournament, call (479) 968-4322.