A McCracken County High School student has been accepted into the 2022 Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University. Annalise Harned was accepted into the program that provides an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year. Since its beginning in 2001, the Commonwealth Honors Academy has welcomed over 1700 students to learn, live, and grow on Murray State’s campus.
The academy is open both to students in Kentucky and to students in other states and accepts only 120 participants each year. To be considered for a slot, applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and a composite ACT score of 25. Each student, if they choose to attend Murray State, will receive a $2,000 (renewable for 4 years) housing scholarship to be used for on-campus housing.