Ninety students from across the United States applied for 20 scholarships awarded by the American Humanics Academic Award. Two of those scholarships went to UALR students – junior Lakresha Diaz and senior Roni Flakes, both of Little Rock.
“That’s a whopping percentage we should be proud of. Lakresha also received a NextGen scholarship for her upcoming internship with American Humanics,” said Anthropology Professor Juliana Flinn, who also serves as UALR’s American Humanics program director.
Diaz also recently received a local award from Big Brothers Big Sisters. She and her husband were selected as Couple of the Year for their mentoring of a little brother.