Elissa Branum has been awarded the Chancellors Scholarship from John Brown University in Siloam Springs for her commitment to academic excellence and the prowess she has demonstrated as a scholar. In addition to the scholarship, Branum was accepted into John Brown University’s Honors Scholars Program where she plans to major in English Education. Branum is a homeschooled student and the daughter of Dr. Russell and Marilin Branum of Greenwood.