AHS student earns Army ROTC Scholarship

Arlington High School student earns Army ROTC Scholarship
Army ScholarshipArlington High School senior Kyleigh Nigh has been conditionally selected to receive a full Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship, which will commence in the 2024-25 school year.

Nigh has been a part of the AHS Air Force JROTC for the past four years and is also involved with National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America. She participated in many leadership opportunities in JROTC such as being squadron commander and planning award ceremonies.

The Army ROTC scholarship recognizes Nigh's academic excellence and her potential to excel as a future leader in the United States Army. This scholarship will not only provide financial assistance for her education but also offer invaluable training and leadership development opportunities through the ROTC program.

“This is certainly a big relief to receive this scholarship,” said Nigh. “It’s very humbling to be selected for this.”

“This accomplishment is a testament to Kyleigh's dedication, hard work, and exceptional abilities,” said Brian Long, Director of College & Career Readiness for Arlington Public Schools. “The competition for an Army ROTC scholarship is rigorous, with many of the finest students in the country vying for the opportunity. Kyleigh's success in securing this scholarship is truly commendable and reflects her outstanding qualities as a scholar and a leader.”

Nigh has been accepted to attend school at Pacific Lutheran University and plans to use her scholarship at that university. She plans to major in biology.