Kelsey is a 2012 graduate of Salem High School. She is the daughter of Kevin and Burdetta Pendergrass of Glencoe.
Kelsey will be attending the University of Central Arkansas. The scholarship judges were impressed with Kelsey's academic achievements as well as her involvement in the community and having her own cleaning business.
The Bank of Salem Scholarship is for $3,000 and is awarded to a graduating senior from either Salem, Viola, Mammoth Spring, Izard County Consolidated or Thayer, Mo.