Evan Wright

McConnell Scholar, Class of 2019

    Louisville, KY

    Atherton High School, 2016



    Major(s): Political Science and FInance

    High School

    Evan is a 2016 graduate of Atherton High School. While there, he served as the Vice-President of the Y-Club, Captain of the Debate Team and worked as a Kentucky delegate for the Conference on National Affairs his junior and senior years. Evan also served as Chaplain of the Kentucky United Nations Assembly, interned with the Jefferson County Republican Party and worked as a fields associate for Americans for Prosperity. He was also the runner-up in the Louisville Wilson Wyatt Debate League.

    Favorite Books and Quotations

    • The Public Burning by Robert Coover
    • War Day by Whitney Strieber and James Kunetka
    • How Few Remain by Harry Turtledove

    "Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time." -George W. Bush