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Virgil Lynn Shown

Ginger Marshall establishes new Virgil Lynn Shown Automotive Technology Scholarship at UA-PTC in memory of her father

April 15, 2024

Ginger Marshall of Cabot recently established a new scholarship at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in memory of her father Virgil Lynn Shown. The Virgil Lynn Shown Automotive Scholarship will benefit second-semester and second-year students earning an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology or Collision Repair.

Students must apply for the scholarship during spring 2024 semester and the initial scholarship will be awarded for the fall 2024 semester.

“My father always liked to repair, trade and collect cars,” Marshall said. “I am pleased to be able to remember him in this special way and help change lives of students at UA-PTC.”

UA – Pulaski Tech prepares graduates of its transportation-related programs for rewarding careers servicing and maintaining cars, trucks, tractor-trailers and more. The Automotive Technology program is a four-semester program providing students with competencies in all eight service areas of the Automotive Service Excellence program. Graduates may enter the workforce as automotive repair technicians. The Collision Repair Technology program is designed to prepare students for the field of collision repair, including painting, frame specializing, collision estimating and surface and trim repair and replacement. Learn more about technical training at UA-PTC at

The UA-PTC Foundation manages numerous private scholarships benefiting almost 200 students each academic year. A complete list of UA-PTC Foundation scholarships are listed on the UA-PTC website Scholarship Opportunities page.

About UA-Pulaski Technical College Foundation

The UA-Pulaski Technical College Foundation is the official fundraising and private gift-receiving agency for the college. Chartered as a non-profit organization for educational purposes, the Foundation invites community members to give tax-deductible gifts that change the lives of students in need.

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College provides access to high-quality education that promotes student learning and enables individuals to develop to their fullest potential.

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