Ozarks donates funds to local food bank

Release Date: 2/19/2010

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks campus community raised $1,101 for the Clarksville Housing Authority's Tenant Food Bank in a recent Homecoming Week fund-raising effort organized by the university's Student Life Office and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Faculty/Staff Homecoming King and Queen

One of the primary events of Homecoming Week was the annual Faculty/Staff King and Queen competition. The campus community voted this year’s queen as Tricia Meek, testing coordinator in the Jones Learning Center. The king was Dr. Steve Oatis, associate professor of history. Those at the check presentation included (pictured, from left) U of O Tennis Coach Shaun Wiseman, representing SAAC; Oatis; U of O President Dr. Rick Niece; Meek; Clarksville Housing Authority Administrative Assistant Sara Stucky; and Anthony Santoro, student representative of SAAC. The CHA’s Tenant Food Bank served 61 households, consisting of 83 people, during the month of December.