Scholastic Honors Day

Scholastic Honors Day

On behalf of Governor Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Governor’s Scholastic Honors Day will be held May 7, 2022, at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock.

Scholastic Honors Day recognizes Arkansas’ best and brightest students. Public and private high schools are encouraged to select two students who best represent academic achievement in the senior class. Selection criteria are at the school’s discretion.

This year registration must be completed by the schools’ counselors and submitted online by 4 p.m. April 4, 2022

Counselors will receive a link to the nomination form in a Commissioner’s Memo from the Arkansas Department of Education.

After registering online, each student’s high school counselor and parents will receive a letter with more information.

For questions about Scholastic Honors Day registration, contact Andrea Fortner, ADE guidance & school counseling program director, at (501) 682-4354, or via e-mail at

Information for Students and Families Invited to Attend Scholastic Honors Day 2022.

  • The address to the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion is 1800 Center Street, Little Rock, 72206 (Do not go to the State Capitol).
  • Arrive 15 minutes earlier than your designated arrival time.
  • Business attire is strongly encouraged.
  • Immediate family is invited.
  • Your picture will be taken with the Governor and the First Lady.
  • You will receive a certificate of recognition.
    • Honors Day activities include visiting the Mansion and its landscaped gardens.
    • There is no formal program.
    • Refreshments and light snacks will be served.
  • A voter-registration booth will be provided by the Secretary of State’s Office.
  • Guests are asked to park along the streets surrounding the Mansion: Center Street, 18th Street and Spring Street, where there is availability.
    • The GPS address for the front gate is 1722 Center Street. 

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