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Fund honoring Uekman’s life

Posted: October 16, 2012 at 1:47 a.m.

Meagan Uekman, sister of late Arkansas Razorbacks tight end Garrett Uekman, and University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long sign the official paperwork for the $100,000 scholarship in the memory of Uekman, who died in 2011 due to complications from cardiomyopathy. Also pictured are John Bennett, Uekman’s uncle; parents Michelle and Danny Uekman, and two of Garrett’s close friends, Chase Miller and Clark Morse.

The Garrett Uekman Foundation wants to make sure that the memory of Uekman and the disease that took his life will not be forgotten at the University of Arkansas.

Scholarship announced to honor Garrett Uekman

The family of Garrett Uekman, along with the Arkansas Razorbacks, announced on Monday afternoon that a scholarship will be made to honor Uekman. The Garrett Uekman Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a member of the football team that started as a walk-on and preferably will go to a tight end.
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Meagan Uekman and Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long speak before announcing a $100,000 scholarship in the memory of Uekman... (By: Karen E. Segrave)

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