Carson McBride, age 16, a junior at Springdale High School

Grandparents are Danny and Alice McBride of Hackett and Jim and Patt Conaway of Greenwood. Parents are Aaron and Allison McBride of Springdale.

Carson finished 39th out of 752 anglers (mostly adults) in the Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship on Kentucky Lake on march 23rd and 24th.

He was the Top finisher out of the Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri region.

He was the Top High School finisher.

Won $800 for finishing 39th, and was awarded a 4 year scholarship to Bethel University in McKenzie, TN and automatic placement to their #1 ranked Collegiate Bass fishing team for being the Top high school finisher.