Jose Chanona, of Hope, Arkansas, a student in the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditions (HVAC) program at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana, has been selected for the Malco Products 15th Annual “Head of the Class” Award for 2019. The Malco “Head of the Class” Student Recognition Program awards a graduating student, selected by his or her classmates, with a certificate, cap, and Malco tool bag.

Each school term, Malco Products recognizes outstanding students graduating from career education programs in HVAC, building-construction and auto body repair. Malco Products, SBC is the nation’s leading manufacturer of “tools of the trade” for HVAC professionals. Since 2005, the Malco “Head of the Class” Recognition Program has reached out to over 45,000 students representing over 550 Technical School, Union JATC, and Industry Association career education programs across the U.S.A. and Canada.

For more information about the HVAC program or other technical and industrial programs at UAHT, call 870-722-8228 or visit

Jose Chanona