2017 Hall of Fame Scholars
Jeffrey Brantly graduates in May 2019. He currently holds a 3.339 Grade Point Average and has consistently been named to UCA’s Dean’s List. Jeffrey holds an Arkansas insurance producer license and has worked and interned at James Greene & Associates for over two years where he serves on their social media team and assists agents and works with their monthly marketing campaigns. He has volunteered with the Professional Insurance Agents of Arkansas at the Arkansas National Food Bank. He also staffed UCA’s booth in the trade show at the PIA of Arkansas Convention in Branson, Mo.
Gilberto Garcia, UACIC
Gilberto Garcia is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration where he currently holds a 3.667 grade point average; He was named a Southland Conference Football Pre-Season Second Team All Conference Outside Lineman. Gilberto is a Financial Representative Intern at Northwestern Mutual.
Austin Hornbuckle will graduate in December 2018. He currently holds a 3.954 Grade Point Average. He’s a regular on the Dean’s List and President’s List in recognition of his achievements in the classroom. He’s a member of “Cru” (formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ), a volunteer debate judge for high school debate competitions, and has served as volunteer youth leader and volunteer worship leader at Sager Creek Community Church.
Michael King graduates in December 2018. He currently holds a 3.425 Grade Point Average. Michael serves as treasurer of UCA’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma - the international insurance, risk management and actuarial science collegiate fraternal organization. This summer he completed an internship with Simmon’s First Insurance Services.
Landon McDougal currently holds a 3.491 Grade Point Average. He is involved in his church - where he leads a small group. His interests include architecture, astronomy, history, philosophy, and international political economics.
Garrett Taylor will graduate in May 2019. He currently holds a 3.758 Grade Point Average and is participating in an internship program with Union Standard Insurance Company in Little Rock.
Zachary Dill, UACIC
Zachary Dil graduates this December. He currently holds a 3.337 Grade Point Average. Zachary worked for several years as a technician at ServiceMaster of Little Rock and currently works in the fabrication shop at Conway Glass. He holds the University Associate Certified Insurance Counselor Designation and has earned credit toward the CPCU designation through UCA’s Collegiate Studies for CPCU program with The Institutes.