Monticello, AR. —The Monticello Fireman’s Association and University of Arkansas, Monticello are
pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for students of Drew County. The inaugural
scholarship program was developed to promote educational Opportunities supported by Monticello
Fireman’s Association and is Open to all county residents.
“We’re deeply honored and excited to partner with UAM to offer the Monticello Firemen’s Association
Endowed Scholarship, available to use at any UAM campus in Monticello, Crossett, and McGehee” said
Joey Norton, MFA President.
Independent from the City of Monticello, the Monticello Fireman’s Association formally began in 2012
and was started by the full-time and volunteer members of the local Fire Department in order to foster
better safety standards and provide a professional service to the citizens of Monticello. History is
important to us because it guides us into the future.
Our Goals include supporting the local community, fostering and encouragement of higher degree of
skill and efficiency, the commitment to providing the public with a professional highly trained staff, the
pursuit of safety, the cultivation of friendship among its members, the elevation and improvement of
the moral, intellectual, social, and economic conditions of its members. MFA is funded through
membership dues and traditional fundraising throughout the community. The Association receives no
funding from the City of Monticello. MFA charitable giving to local organizations include DHS Angel tree
Shop with a COP, The CALL, and MDA’s Fill the Boot. MFA offers temporary relocation assistance to
family’s displaced by fires.
For more information, please contact Joey Norton, MFA President at 870-723~0041 or
Presentation of Scholarship will be Thursday September 26‘“, 9:00am at Central Fire Station. Please
come if your schedule permits.
MFA Vice President