Jailin Burchett was recently awarded an Academic Scholarship from the Office of Recruitment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Burchett is the daughter of LaTasha and Johnny Burchett and will graduate in June from St. Francis de Sales High School in Chicago, Ill. Her main high school activities consist of playing basketball and volleyball.
A member of the National Honors Society, Burchett will major in business marketing and minor in sports management at UAPB and plans to obtain a Ph.D in the future.
The scholarship pays full tuition. To be eligible, a student must have a minimum ACT score of 21 and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.