Dyllan Tipton

McConnell Scholar Class of 2026


Dyllan Tipton, of Taylorsville, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2026 at the University of Louisville. He is studying political science.

Honors & Awards

  • University of Louisville Honors Program
  • Participant, USAFA 64th Assembly 

Campus & Extracurricular Involvement

  • Cardinal Host, University of Louisville President's Office 
  • Ignite Campus Ministry

Internship & Work Experience

  • Press Intern, Senator Mitch McConnell
  • Office Assistant, Metro Councilman Dan Seum Jr. 
  • Intern, Susan B. Anthony List 
  • Intern, 2020 Senator McConnell Campaign 
  • Walmart Front End Service

High School

Dyllan Tipton is a 2022 graduate of Spencer County High School, where he served as the President of his Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter and his class Vice President. He was involved in National Honor Society, Academic Team, and theatre. Dyllan was also named an A.P. Scholar during his time in High School. 


Becoming a McConnell Scholar has fulfilled a dream of mine. The McConnell Scholars Program will build me as a person and guide me throughout the rest of my life, and I am beyond blessed to have this opportunity alongside my fellow scholars.