Excel by Eight in Sevier County
Located in Southwest Arkansas, bordering the Gulf Coastal Plains
University of Arkansas Cossatot Community College
Quickly growing Latinx and Marshallese population
An abundance of rivers and lakes gave rise to historical fishing and forestry industries
Janet Cantrell, University of Arkansas Extension Services
Mary Runnels, Department of Human Services
Amy Smith, Horatio Public Schools
Beth Tody, Horatio Public Schools
Cheryl Byrd, Sevier County Health Unit
Deborah Hedge, Sevier County Health Unit
Erika Buenrrostro, University of Arkansas Cossatot Community College
Kim Kennemore, De Queen-Mena Education Service Cooperative
Kimberly Johnson, Little Bitty City Enrichment Center
Omar Gallardo, Community Member
Ray Reynolds, De Queen First Assembly
Angie Walker, Office of Dr. Randy Walker, MD
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