Russell County High School sophomore Ben Garland was selected for the Rogers Scholar Program.
Rogers Scholars work on building their leadership skills, participate in a series of team-building exercises; receive hands-on instructional training from professional experts in engineering, healthcare, and civic engagement; and interact with nationally recognized business leaders and entrepreneurs. The program focuses on developing skills in leadership, technology, entrepreneurship, and community service.
All lodging, meals, and program expenses (with the exception of transportation to and from the program) are offered at no cost.
Potential scholarships valued at more than $11 million have been offered to graduates by 19 participating colleges and universities.