Savannah Dowden and Lake Vines of Quitman High School has been named the 2020-21 recipient of the annual I.J. Allen Scholarship. The memorial scholarships are awarded each year by the Jonesboro State Bank to deserving graduating seniors of Jackson Parish schools in the name of former bank president I.J. Allen (1883-1980)
Vines, who plans to attend Louisiana State University (LSU) and pursue a major in Biology received a scholarship in the amount of $6,000.00. Dowden, was awarded a $3,000.00 to which she plans to apply towards a Pharmacy degree at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.