Shelby Disney, of Corbin, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2025 at the University of Louisville where he is studying economics and political science.
Honors & Awards
- University of Louisville Dean's List
- University of Louisville Honors Scholar
- University of Louisville Honors Program
Campus & Extracurricular Involvement
- Vice Chair, McConnell Scholar's Council 2023-2024
- Appropriations Committee Chair, Student Government Association
- College of Arts and Sciences Senator, Student Government Association
Internships & Work Experience
- Director of Human Resources, Cardinal Consulting
- Student Associate - Healthcare Consulting, FORVIS, LLP.
- Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana
- Cardinal Cupboard
Shelby is a graduate of Corbin High School, where he graduated with honors and distinction. He served as a class officer, a member of FBLA, STLP, Key Club, and Y club. He participated in the Kentucky Youth Assembly for eight years. Shelby is the son of Sean and Angela Disney.
I am immensely honored to be selected as a recipient of the McConnell Scholarship. The McConnell Center stands as a beacon of leadership, scholarship, and service; nurturing academic excellence while making impactful contributions to Kentucky. I eagerly anticipate embracing all the dimensions of community and scholarly opportunities that this program holds for me in the coming four years.