Caleb Aridano

McConnell Scholar Class of 2024


Caleb Aridano, of Crestwood, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2024 at the University of Louisville. He plans to study history, political science and English.

High School

Caleb is a graduate of South Oldham High School where he earned summa cum laude and AP Scholar with distinction honors. He received the Outstanding English Student, South Oldham Rotary Club and Commonwealth Ambassador awards. He was a senior leader of his school's Kentucky Youth Assembly/Kentucky United Nations Assembly chapter and participated in the National Honor Society, Beta and Link Crew clubs. Caleb, the son of Frank and Kimberly Aridano, was a 2019 Kentucky Governor's Scholar.

It is an immense honor to be selected as a McConnell Scholar. This scholarship will allow me to learn and grow among the brightest students Kentucky has to offer. I can think of no better way to spend my undergraduate years than with my fellow Scholars.