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SGA to Host Candidate Debate

August SGA Meeting

SGA officers pictured left to right: Marci Fortanelli, Angelina Henry, Matt Chaput, 

Lee Walden, Justin Kim, and Sandra Rogers.


At a General Assembly meeting on August 28, 2012, the NPC Student Government Association announced they will host a Candidate Debate on September 25, 2012. Participants will include the following candidates:

Arkansas House of Representatives

District 24 - State Representative Bruce Cozart and Jimmie Harmon

District 25 - Michael Jones and State Representative John Vines

District 26 - David Kizzia and State Representative Loy Mauch

Arkansas State Senate

District 13 - Alan Clark and Frank Gilbert

U.S. Congress

District 4 - Tom Cotton, Josh Drake, State Senator Gene Jeffress, and Bobby Tullis.

SGA President Lee Walden, said, “Our Student Government Association and I are so pleased to offer this unique forum for the candidates to debate issues relevant to our students and community. Not only does it afford us the opportunity to showcase our gorgeous campus and facilities, but the debate empowers our constituency to be better informed voters.”

The debate is open to the community and will be held in the Martin Eisele Auditorium of the Frederick M. Dierks Center at National Park College, Room FD 103, beginning at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2012. A detailed schedule will be available at Questions regarding the event can be directed to SGA Advisor, Melony Ritter, at, or by calling 501-760-6410.