Kelvin Hadley of Pine Bluff was recently awarded an Academic Tuition Scholarship for full tuition from the Office of Recruitment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The son of Kelvin and Gwendolyn Hadley, he will graduate in May from Ridgway Christian High School. Hadley has been involved with the Rotary Club, fall festival, drama club and yearbook staff. He is also on the A/B Honor Roll and is a seven-time state champion and district champion in Taekwondo.
Hadley will major in political science at UAPB with future plans of running for public office.
“UAPB is an important Historically Black College and University (HBCU) that has my best interest at heart and will give me the tools I need to be a positive contributor to my city and community,” Hadley said.