PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. -- Three students from Joe T. Robinson High School have been chosen as Little Rock Family magazine’s Head of the Class 2020.
The annual recognition is for the top graduating seniors from central Arkansas schools.
See the award winners below:
Emma Kathleen Conner
College attending: Ouachita Baptist University
Honors/achievements: Student council president, varsity soccer captain, All-Region Choir and eligible for All-State Choir, Soccer All-Conference, American Legion Auxiliary Girls State delegate
Teacher, coach or admin who made a difference: I am blessed to have had so many amazing teachers and administrators, but Coach Eskola at Robinson High School has especially made an impact on my life. He is so much more than a coach to all of his students and players, and he’s there for you on and off the field.
Colleges accepted to: University of Arkansas, University of Florida, University of South Florida
Honors/achievements: All-Region Band, AP Scholar, Arkansas Beta Convention science runner up, All-Tournament Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association, Band camp scholarships
Teacher, coach or admin who made a difference: One teacher who has made a difference in my life is Ms. Lani Moore, our school librarian. She has always motivated me to do my best and achieve my goals, and she always works and makes sure that students have a place where they can feel safe and heard.
College attending: University of Arkansas
Honors/achievements: African American Academic All-Star, Philander Smith College Presidential Scholarship recipient, All-A honor roll throughout high school career, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin scholarship award recipient, Little Rock Honors choir
Teacher, coach or admin who made a difference: Mr. Edmond Hampton made a huge impact on my life as a teacher and as a person. The two periods I had Mr Hampton, he made it a ritual to talk to all his students about their life, dreams and futures. “Run faster than the fastest runner” is a statement he made that I will forever carry with me.