The arriving freshmen make up the 24th class in McConnell Center history.
“This new group of McConnell Scholars were chosen from the largest and most competitive pool of applicants in the history of the McConnell Scholars Program,” said Gary Gregg, the center’s director. “They all have had outstanding academic success and have records of extraordinary leadership and community service. We are thrilled to have them joining our community in August.”
In addition to scholarships, students will receive an enhanced academic experience consisting of four years of liberal arts study, opportunities to meet and engage prominent national, state and local leaders and fully funded trips to China and Washington, DC.
The Class of 2019 McConnell Scholars are: Sidney Cobb (Western Hills HS), Easton Depp (Highlands HS), Isaac Feinn (Christian Educational Consortium), Nicole Fielder (West Jessamine HS), Erica Gaither (Caldwell Co. HS), Claire Gothard (duPont Manual HS), Bridget Kim (Rowan Co. HS), Miranda Mason (Owen Co. HS), Natasha Mundkur (duPont Manual HS), Georgiana Sook (Daviess Co. HS) and Colton Stinger (Bethlehem HS).