CHS Senior Verity Miller recently won 1st Place in the Creative Writing division at the Thea Foundation Scholarship Competition. Her short story, "Eloise" impressed the judges and she was awarded a $4,000 scholarship.
"The competition was extremely tough and Verity has accomplished so much being a Thea Winner," Paul Leopolis, Director of the Thea Foundation, wrote in an email to Verity and her parents, "Our judges were very impressed."
Conway High School English Teacher Debbie Hibbs says Verity's recognition is not surprising.
"Verity's enthusiasm for learning is contagious. She's a true artist, both visually and with the written word. I've observed her at Arkansas Governor's School and at Conway High School- she's naturally curious and brings genuine, positive energy to every environment."
If Verity decides to attend college in Arkansas there are matching scholarships given at all four year colleges and a few of the community colleges across the state. Several colleges outside the state also award our winners additional scholarship monies.
Thea scholarships are open to all Arkansas high school seniors from public, private, and charter schools, as well as homeschooled seniors and those seeking a GED.
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