Keeley Ausburn
GPA: 4.2450

Maumelle High School

College attending:

Hendrix College

Colleges accepted to:

University of the Ozarks, Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas


Founder and leader of the Peaceful Syrian Initiative, Finalist in the Arkansas Young Playwrights Competition for "Turning Pages," EAST Initiative representative, ambassador and speaker, AP Scholar with Honors, French Hill's Educational Award Program recipient

Career goal:

My aspiration for my career is to become an international human rights lawyer, defending those whose voices have been ignored or silenced by the world.

Favorite memory from high school:

I love to make baked goods, and I always bring them to school to share. My favorite moments of high school were sitting around in class, eating pastries and cakes and watching my classmates fight over cupcakes while covered in crumbs and chocolate like they were 6!

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life:

Mr. Jacob Clanton has challenged me to be better by making me question my assumptions and expand my thought processes. He has been a sounding board, a good laugh and an advisor to me for three years, inspiring me more than any teacher I have ever had.

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