The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock


Published May 14, 2024

William S. Aclin Jr., a senior at Catholic High School in Little Rock, was awarded a $2,500 National Merit scholarship. National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in college. The number of winners named in each state is proportional to the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors. Aclin plans to study biomedical engineering in college.