Williams honored as scholar-athlete

Thursday, May 8, 2003

The Arkansas Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. recently honored Anquion Williams as an outstanding scholar-athlete in the state of Arkansas at a special ceremonial banquet at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock.

Characteristics of a scholar-athlete are, for the purpose of this selection that the individual is an outstanding scholar who has played football in high school. Each honoree is considered in the competition based on his scholastic ability and athletic achievements as well as his extracurricular activities in school and in the community. Coaches across the state are requested to nominate their candidates and a committee selects those to be honored.

Williams, a senior at Marked Tree High School was one of forty-five honorees honored at the event. Along with receiving the award, Williams received a Certificate of Merit signed by Governor Mike Huckabee and presented by Rex Nelson, Administrative Assistant for the Governor for his scholarship and athletic achievements.

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