Head of the Class 2024: Ella Watson, LR Christian

Ella Watson
Little Rock Christian Academy

GPA: 4.76

College attending: University of Arkansas

Colleges accepted to: Baylor University, Texas Christian University, Rhodes College

Honors & Achievements: University of Arkansas Honors College fellow, AP Scholar with Distinction, National Rural and Small Town Award, 5A All-Conference Basketball, published research on cardiovascular disease

Career goal: I plan to attend medical school after college. Right now, I am very interested in orthopedic surgery with a special focus on sports medicine related injuries.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: My basketball coach, Ronald Rogers, made an impact on my life by exemplifying how to demonstrate strength and positivity in every situation. This year, Coach Rogers was diagnosed with cancer, but he still showed up for his players, which illustrates the love and commitment he has for each and every one of us.

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