Miss U of A Outstanding Teen Presents City of Greenwood with Parks Donation


Miss University of Arkansas Outstanding Teen, Kennedy Holland, was in attendance at the January 6, 2020 Greenwood City Council meeting in order to present the city’s parks department a donation.

Holland has been raising funds to assist the department in purchasing a wheelchair accessible swing.

Holland, a resident of the City of Greenwood, presented a $3,788 check to Mayor Doug Kinslow and Director of the Parks Department, Tammy Briley.

“It is part of my social impact… I have compassion for everyone that I meet, and especially the people who are disabled and who need to be included in everything,” shared Holland. “As a child you grow up, and you have friends and you go to the park. You swing on the swings. But, when you’re in a wheelchair you can’t necessarily swing with everyone else. In Greenwood we don’t have a wheelchair accessible swing.”

Holland hosted a fundraiser at CV’s in Greenwood, and received matching funding from the Modern Women of America Company.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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