Head of the Class 2023: Enaiya Thompson, NLR Center of Excellence

Enaiya Thompson
North Little Rock Center of Excellence

GPA: 4.12

College attending:  Hendrix College

Colleges accepted to: Agnes Scott College, North Carolina A&T, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Honors & Achievements: Arkansas Scholar, Top 1% of class, Rank 1/69, Academic Honor Roll, North Little Rock Mayor’s Youth Council, NLRMYC Community Service Project of the Year 2022

Career goal: One of my career goals is to own a nonprofit that supports women’s health care. I would like to support adolescents and women who are minorities by providing them with hygiene products. I believe that all women should have access to proper hygiene care regardless of their backgrounds.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Tanja Eckart, coach and director of Elite Volleyball Academy in central Arkansas, changed the game of volleyball for me. Tanja Eckart helped me to push myself constantly to always be a better person, player and teammate.

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