Eli Graft

McConnell Scholar Class of 2021


Eli Graft, of Hebron, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2021 at the University of Louisville, where he studies business and political science.

Honors and Awards

  • University of Louisville Honors Program
  • Dean's Scholar

Campus and Extracurricular Involvement

  • Interfraternity Council, Executive Vice President
  • University of Louisville College of Business Student Council
  • Beta Theta Pi Fraternity

Internships and Work Experience

  • Boone County Fiscal Court Intern

Community Service

  • Project Warm, Team Leader

High School

Eli is a 2017 graduate of Conner High School, where he was a 4-year Honor Roll student, an award-winning member of the Academic Team, and an Eagle Scout. He was also a participat in both quick recall and written tests in Governor's Cup and was the treasurer for the Hispanic Honors Society for three years. During his senior year, he sat on the Northern Kentucky Youth Advisory Board and was the Student Council President. Eli was a 2016 Governor's Scholar at Morehead State University.