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CARTI Awards Jungmeyer Scholarship to 12 Former Pediatric Cancer Patients

On Tuesday, June 11, CARTI hosted a ceremony to award the Jungmeyer Scholarship to 12 former pediatric cancer patients who previously received treatment at a CARTI facility. This marks the 22nd year the scholarships were given in the name of Dennis Jungmeyer, a cancer survivor who saw the pediatric cancer patients coming and going in the waiting room while he received his own treatments.

The 2019 Jungmeyer Scholarship recipients include: Brayden Beshears of Greenwood; Carlton David Lee of Kingwood, TX; Lucas Cauthren of Conway; Creed Chapman of Norfork; John David Evans of Clinton; Spencer Ewing of Little Rock; Cheryl Harp of Bentonville; Patrik Rollefson of Paron; Breanna Stoufer of Fort Smith; CheyAnn Trantham of Conway; Jackson Ward of Lonoke; and Chase Wellenberger of England. 

Held at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, the reception featured remarks by First Lady Susan HutchinsonAdam Head, CARTI president and CEO; Dennis Jungmeyer, director emeritus of the CARTI Foundation board of directors; Reverend Larry Charles, director of pastoral care at CARTI; Jim Mitchell, Chair, CARTI Kids Scholarship and Activities Committee, CARTI Foundation Board of Directors; and Brayden Beshears, 2019 scholarship recipient.

Since its inception, the CARTI Kids Program has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships.

The CARTI Kids Program is financially supported by the work of the CARTI Foundation and its Board of Directors. The CARTI Foundation was incorporated in 1983 as a nonprofit organization to assist CARTI in meeting the current and future needs of Arkansas cancer patients and their families.

CARTI is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary cancer care provider offering medical and surgical oncology, diagnostic radiology, and radiation oncology at locations throughout the state to provide convenient access for cancer patients.

Medical oncology is offered in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Benton, Clinton, Conway, El Dorado, Heber Springs, Russellville and Stuttgart. Radiation therapy is offered in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Conway, Mountain Home and Searcy. Mammography screenings are provided at The Breast Center at CARTI, located in Little Rock.