Four UA College freshmen recognized as Sturgis Fellows

Four freshmen were named Sturgis Fellows at the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

The incoming members of the group, all Arkansans, are:

• Nicholas Harp of Berryville in Carroll County. The graduate of Berryville High School plans to major in political science and aspires to work in the field of education policy. Her parents are Claudia and Justin Harp.

• Haven Jackson of Little Rock in Pulaski County. Jackson graduated from Joe T. Robinson High School in Pulaski County Special School District. She plans to study humanities or social sciences. Her parents are Gwendolyn and Ricky Jackson.

• Macy James of Calico Rock in Izard County. A graduate of Calico Rock High School, James plans to major in music education. She wants to create a braille music program while teaching in a school for the blind and advocating for blind musicians. Her parents are Lisa and Brian James.

• Trinity Tipton from Nashville in Howard County. She graduated from Nashville High School and plans to major in anthropology, minor in political science, and later study law. Her parents are Denise and Loyd Woodruff, and Sunshine and Will Tipton.

The Sturgis scholarship awards each student $ 72,000 over four years to cover tuition, room and board costs; educational tools, such as computer hardware and software, and high-quality musical instruments; professional journals; and participation in academic conferences.

Sturgis Fellows must pursue a major at Fulbright College, complete an intensive university program and graduate with honors. They are encouraged to study abroad.

The scholarships are made possible by the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust.

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