James & Wilma Beard Scholarship

James & Wilma Beard Scholarship

James & Wilma Beard Scholarship

This scholarship was given by the late Wilma Beard in memory of her husband, James Beard to a full-time ASU-Beebe student at the Beebe campus. Mr. Beard served in the U.S. Army with the 43rd General Hospital as a medic from August 1942 to December 1945. He had two bronze stars, five overseas bars, and other buttons and ribbons. Before retirement, Mr. Beard was a foreman for the ASU-Beebe Farm for over fourteen years. He also worked at AP&L (now Entergy) and was a carpenter and a dairy farmer.