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Rocole accepted to the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas


The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce that Lena Rocole has been accepted as a member of the incoming fall 2021 class of honors scholars.

This highly selective award is made to 75 graduating high school students from Arkansas and elsewhere. Members of the incoming class are selected using the most thorough honors admissions process in the nation. From more than 400 applications, only 150 students moved on to the interview process prior to the final selection.

Rocole is a graduate of Harrison High School , and will be majoring in Physics at UCA. Lena is a native of Jasper.

Acceptance into the Schedler Honors College comes with supplemental scholarship funds worth over $26,000 over four years, access to a living-learning community in Jefferson W. Farris Honors Hall, and participation in a unique interdisciplinary curriculum with ample opportunities for service learning, project-based education, collaborative work, undergraduate research, study abroad, and internship support.

Founded in 1982 by Dr. Norbert O. Schedler, under President Jefferson Farris, the UCA Honors College has graduated nearly 2,000 students. Recognized nationwide as a model for its student-centered curriculum, the Honors College seeks to develop high-achieving students into citizen-scholars ready to guide socially responsible change.


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