The National Merit Scholarship Program has named Cole J and Dawn L as National Merit Finalists.  They are now eligible to be considered for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered to approximately 8,000 students across the United States.  National Merit Finalists are an elite group named for this prestigious award based on their outstanding PSAT scores, SAT scores, and their high academic performances in all of grades 9-12.  Congratulations, Cole and Dawn.


National Merit

Caleb W. scored a perfect 36 on his ACT.  This is the highest possible composite a student can achieve.  Caleb is the first Benton High School student to achieve this accomplishment.  Great job, Caleb!!


Congratulations to the Benton High School students selected to the Arkansas All-State Choir.
    Natalie P - Female Chorus   
    Noah N - Mixed Chorus
    Nick Q - Male Chorus
    Thad S - Male Chorus
    Matthew B - Male Chorus
    Caleb R - Male Chorus

All-State Choir

Congratulations to the 2015 All-State Band Qualifiers:
    Bryan N
    Anastasia M
    Haley R

 All-State Band

Brandy Chumley was selected to receive the 2014 Coach of the Year at the state level in the sport of volleyball by the National Federation of State High School Coaches Association.  According to the Association, her contributions to high school athletics makes her deserving of appreciation.  Congratulations, Ms. Chumley.

Coach Chumley


The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc., has named Hope Ernhart, Jax Hopkins, and Victoria Brock to the All-America Team.  This is an Academic All-American Team sponsored by NISCA and Speedo.  Only 2% of the more than 342,000 students involved in aquatics receive this award. 

Garrett Sullivan is a 6A All- State swimmer finishing 2nd in the 100 Butterfly and 3rd in the 100 Backstroke.

Hope Ernhart is also a 6A All-State Swimmer and the Arkansas State High School Champion.  She won the 50 Freestyle at the state competition and is the new state record holder in that event, breaking the previous record held since 1999.

Congratulations on a great job!!



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