Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun November 19, 2017
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Ashanti Wallace stands in the Conway Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, where she works, at Conway Regional Medical Center. Wallace, a widowed mother of two, is enrolled in the Professional Adult College Education program. Wallace is the first recipient of a $10,000 scholarship through the newly formed CBC Women in Support of Hope Circle, which works with nonprofit organizations to help identify women who would benefit from the PACE program. WISH Circle also offers mentorships and supports women with prayer.

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New CBC women’s initiative gives scholarship

Ashanti Wallace said she almost fell to her knees when she was presented with $10,000, the first scholarship awarded by the new Women in Support of Hope Circle at Central Baptist College in Conway. “My daughter had to hold me up,” Wallace said. Wallace, 38, is used to being the strong one. A widow and a mother of two, she’s worked as many as three jobs at a time to help support her family and pay for her tuition for CBC’s Professional A... READ MORE

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