Cason Rice of Pocahontas has been awarded the Ken and Jan Ziegler Bridging the Gap Scholarship made possible by funding from Ken and Jan Ziegler.

Rice is a 2023 graduate of Pocahontas High School and the son of Brad and Rachel Rice. He is seeking a degree in nursing. 

For more information about creating or supporting a scholarship, contact Shawna Lepard at (870) 248-4026 or email her at