The Charleston Girley Dollarway Impact Scholarship is now available. This scholarship was created by Charleston Girley, a 2011 graduate of Dollarway High School.
Girley is the son of Charles and Pamela Girley both of Pine Bluff. He is also the author of The Black Accountant, a testament of how he used the adversity he encountered in his life to find his purpose and higher calling to live his best life.
The $1,000 scholarship was developed to help students of low-income families in the Dollarway School District pay for college. To be eligible for the award, the student must be a graduating senior in the Dollarway Class of 2019, have a grade point average between 2.0 and 2.7 and complete an essay.
Applications are available. Feel free to contact Freddie Harris, high school counselor, or Marla Jones, the college and career coach, at 870-534-3878. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 31.
He has a Master of Business Administration degree from Arkansas State University and is the head accountant for Nitrogen Solutions at Jonesboro. Girley is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.