Sammie Richards is this year’s recipient of the Arl McConnell Scholarship. Each year the $1200 scholarship is presented to a senior entering the field of education. McConnell was principal of Greenwood High School in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and was a great friend to GHS after his retirement. Richards plans to attend the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith this fall. She is the daughter of Bobbie and Scott Richards and while attending GHS was a member of the Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team, the Partners Club, FBLA and FCCLA.