Three Quitman High School seniors have been selected to receive the annual I J Allen Scholarship. This memorial scholarship is awarded each year by the Jonesboro State Bank and the Allen Family in honor of patriarch I J Allen to deserving graduating seniors of the Jackson Parish schools. Three tiers of scholarships are awarded.
The 2023 recipients were Ryan Walker, Blake Carter, and Rebekah Webb who shared a total of $13,000.00 that will go toward continuing their studies at the college of their choice. Walker received the highest award of $6,000.00, with Carter getting $4,000.00 and Webb taking home $3,000.00.
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