John and Beverly Dews Scholarship benefits first-generation college students
Giving back to the hometown area that gave him his start inspired a Southern Arkansas University alumnus to endow a scholarship that will provide access to a quality education for Union County students.
John Dews, former Simmons Bank of El Dorado chairman and CEO, and his wife, Beverly, a 1985 graduate of SAU-El Dorado, have generously funded the John and Beverly Dews Scholarship Endowment at $25,000 to benefit Union County students who demonstrate a financial need. The scholarship also gives preference to first-generation students. (more…)