FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” College-bound students from Arkansas and Oklahoma will receive much needed funds to help with the rising costs associated with attending school thanks in part to a generous scholarship courtesy of the Gordon Youth Foundation. The awards will be presented at the organizationâ€™s annual scholarship dinner and fundraiser at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Fianna Hills Country Club located at No. 1 Essex Place.
Former Oklahoma Sooner and National Football League running back Billy Sims will provide an exceptional keynote address to the crowd expected to be in attendance.
Tickets are $30 and may be purchased in advance by calling (479) 285-2328 or at the door on the evening of the ceremony.