Head of the Class 2023: Maya Uwaydat, Pulaski Academy

Maya Uwaydat
Pulaski Academy

GPA: 4.69

Colleges accepted to: University of Virginia, Rhodes College, Hendrix College

Honors & Achievements: Pulaski Academy Amnesty International co-president, Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair Energy and Transportation two-time first place winner, AFLTA All Languages Cultural Essay Competition second place, Arkansas National History Day Paper Category first place, Seal of Biliteracy in French

Career goal: Though my career path is undecided, I wish to somehow combine sociology with a STEM field, preferably medicine.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Mr. Bill Topich has been an invaluable mentor throughout my entire high school career. In his classes, I learned how to think and write critically while acknowledging perspectives beyond my own.

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