Grayson Ford

McConnell Scholar, Class of 2021

Cadiz, KY

Trigg County High School, 2017


Major(s): Political Science and Finance

Honor Societies

  • University of Louisville Honors Program
  • Harlan Scholars Program

High School

Grayson is a 2017 graduate of Trigg County High School, where he sustained a 4.0 GPA and was named Salutatorian. He was a member of the National Honors Society and was active in Beta Club, KYA, and Y-Club. He was a three-time attendant of the McConnell Center's Young Leaders Academy. 

Favorite Books and Quotations

  • The Holy Bible
  • Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

"History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few original and many copies." -Alexis de Tocqueville

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle