Robbie Hurtt of Salem has been awarded a Chancellor's Scholarship to study at the University of Arkansas. Hurtt attends Salem High School.
Chancellor's Scholarships are among the university's most prestigious awards, providing up to $8,000 per year towards tuition fees and campus room and board to top students from Arkansas and the nation.
Chancellor's Scholars, representing the top 5 percent of students throughout the United States, are often being recruited by the country's top-tier institutions. These students have excelled in the classroom and have distinguished themselves as leaders in their schools and communities. They have earned among the highest scores on college entrance exams, and many of them have achieved National Merit or National Achievement finalist or semifinalist status.
Chancellor's Scholars can maintain their scholarships for four years by making normal progress toward a degree and maintaining a 3.0 grade point average at the University.
Robbie Hurtt's parents are William and Lisa Hurtt of Salem.