From Left to Proper: Lena Hopkins, John Hopkins, Mikayla Hopkins, Patricia Hopkins, John P. Hopkins, Carolyn Sherlock, Chris Sherlock
The Hopkins Household of Morrilton, Arkansas, was awarded the 2022 Household of the 12 months throughout Household Weekend on Sept. 16-18. Nominated by John Hopkins, a senior organic anthropology main and music minor, the household was honored throughout Household Weekend on the Arkansas vs. Missouri State College sport on Saturday, Sept. 17.
They had been offered with an award on the sector, tickets to the sport, in addition to Household Weekend Packages that included entrance into numerous Household Weekend occasions. As well as, the ASG government officers and U of A senior leaders hosted the household for a meal at an area Fayetteville restaurant.
“The Related Scholar Authorities is thrilled to current the Hopkins Household because the twenty fifth Razorback Household of the 12 months,” stated Tyler Merreighn, ASG vice chairman. “The Hopkins household represents Razorback spirit. Their timeless help and loyalty to the College of Arkansas is inspiring and actually represents a mannequin Razorback household. They’re past deserving of this honor and award.”
The Hopkins household at present has one son and one daughter attending the U of A.
John, an Honors School Fellow, is finishing his closing 12 months. He’s concerned with the Honors School Ambassadors program and Latter-Day Saint Scholar Affiliation, and he has beforehand been concerned with the jazz band and Collegiate Chorale.
His spouse, Lena, graduated with honors from the Walton School of Enterprise this Might.
Carolyn, a senior human growth and household sciences main, is a member of the Honors School and works on the Jean Tyson Little one Growth Middle.
Her husband, Chris, is a junior communications main and is in his fifth 12 months of service to the Arkansas Air Nationwide Guard.
The oldest of the three Hopkins siblings is Mikayla, a 2017 U of A biochemistry graduate who now teaches at New Expertise Excessive Faculty in Rogers.
Their dad and mom, John P. and Patricia Hopkins, tremendously help the Razorbacks and the U of A. “My grandfather and father constructed a spot for us to assemble, and we name it The Hog Pound,” John famous about his household’s spirit for the Razorbacks. A spot to assemble for birthday dinners, holidays and naturally, Razorback sports activities, The Hog Pound is full with a painted Razorback glazed onto the concrete within the middle of the ground. When John suffered a life-threatening sickness that prompted him to overlook two semesters of faculty, he stated, “Every member of the family supported me in numerous methods: my dad and mom by serving to me keep on high of assignments and communication with professors, my older sister by instructing me small-scale purpose setting and planning, and my youthful sister by encouraging me every day as we might meet up or run into one another on campus.” Now, that is a Razorback household!
The Hopkins’ dedication, delight and spirit in direction of the U of A all exhibit why they’re actually deserving of the award.
The Related Scholar Authorities and Father or mother & Household Packages sponsor the annual Razorback Household of the 12 months. The Household of the 12 months represents the college because the mannequin Razorback household. The mannequin Razorback household exemplifies the Arkansas spirit and gives distinctive help for his or her college students to succeed on the college. The troublesome collection of the Honorary Household was tasked to a committee consisting of pupil leaders and workers from the Related Scholar Authorities, New Scholar and Household Packages, the Workplace of Scholar Actions and the Middle for Group Engagement. Any questions ought to be referred to Tyler Merreighn, ASG vice chairman, at [email protected]
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