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Two Arkansas high school students receive scholarships from Little Rock businesses

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Little Rock, Arkansas – Forrest City High School Senior Chancellor Taylor and Benton High School’s Senior Abigail McElhaney are the winners of Bill Torrey’s Rock City Running and Kinco Constructors Student-Athlete Scholarship.

The scholarship recognizes student-athletes who exemplify leadership, sportsmanship, and integrity.

Prospective students must have run at least two seasons of cross-country, indoor, and/or outdoor track In order to qualify for the scholarship.

Applicants were judged based on high school achievements in track, cross country, and other extracurricular activities, grade point average, class rank, and their answer to an essay question.

Out of about a dozen applicants from across Arkansas, McElhaney and Taylor were selected.

McElhaney is a 5A All-State Cross-Country runner and Taylor placed first in the conference in the 200m relay, open 200m relay, and 400m, as well as placing in the Triple Jump 40.

 

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