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Social Work Student Awarded Scholarship for Research in Mental Health Practice and Service in African American Communities

Alletia Smith
Alletia Smith

Alletia Smith, a MSW student in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington, is one of four recipients of the 2015-16 NASW Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship. The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship is awarded to master degree candidates in social work who demonstrate an interest in or has practice experience in mental and general health, as well as committed to working in African American communities. Scholarship recipients are expected to attend conferences, leadership development activities and maintain NASW student membership status during the award period.

The scholarship is a memorial to Verne LaMarr Lyons, former NASW national staff member and social worker who died in 1989. Congratulations Alletia Smith on your award and efforts in making a positive difference in the lives of others.

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