In a ceremony at Arkadelphia High School today, 120 students signed commitments to pursue a college degree, said Jason Jones, the program’s executive director. Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Mike Ross, D-Prescott, attended the event. Funded by Southern Bancorp and the Ross Foundation of Arkadelphia, the Arkadelphia Promise is modeled after the El Dorado Promise, which provides scholarships to El Dorado graduates and is sponsored by Murphy Oil.