Justin Dady, the 2019 valedictorian of White Hall High School, recently became a 2019 National Merit Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The program is for academically talented high school seniors, according to a news release.


He is also a candidate in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for earning a composite score of 35 on the ACT college entrance exam, according to the release.


Dady plans to attend the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is the recipient of the Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor’s Academic Distinction Scholarship, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Engineering and Information Technology Academic Scholarship.


He is the son of Robert and Sonya Dady.