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Rutledge Welcomes Summer Interns


July 19, 2018

Says, ‘I am honored to have some of the brightest, young Americans join the office’

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today welcomed 13 students from across the United States into the office internship program.

“Service-learning is a unique experience that is foundational to professional success,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Undergraduate and graduate students are exposed to educational opportunities through internships. I am honored to have some of the brightest, young Americans join the office for the summer.”

Matthew Beaver is a senior at Arkansas Tech University studying political science and criminal justice. Beaver is from Sherwood where he graduated from Catholic High School for Boys in 2015.

Blythe Bull is a senior at Hendrix College studying music and politics. Bull is from New Iberia, Louisiana where she graduated from the Episcopal School of Acadiana in 2015.

Anna Cunningham is a junior at the University of Arkansas studying political science and communication. Cunningham is from DeWitt where she graduated from DeWitt High School in 2016.

VanKe’via Garner is a senior at Arkansas State University studying criminology and psychology. Garner is from Little Rock where she graduated from Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School in 2015.

Cody Gracie is a senior at Hendrix College studying neuroscience and philosophy. Gracie is from White Hall where he graduated from White Hall High School in 2015.

Tanner Harris is a senior at Lyon College studying English and business administration in management. Harris is from Brookland where he graduated from Brookland High School in 2015.

Austin Hawks is a senior at the University of Central Arkansas studying history. Hawks is from Batesville where he graduated from Southside High School in 2014.

Nia Jackson is a sophomore at Spelman College studying psychology and pre-law. Jackson is from Little Rock where she graduated from Little Rock Central High School in 2017.

Anna Lants is a senior at the University of Virginia studying English and philosophy. Lants is from Little Rock where she graduated from Pulaski Academy in 2015.

Rachel Mares is a junior at the University of Central Arkansas studying journalism. Mares is from Southaven, Mississippi where she graduated from DeSoto Central High School in Southaven in 2016.

Kenneth Prince is a senior at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff studying business finance. Prince is from Sandy Run, South Carolina where he graduated from Camden Military Academy, in Camden, South Carolina in 2014.

Elizabeth Strickland is a sophomore at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville studying journalism and political science. Strickland is from Little Rock where she graduated from Episcopal Collegiate School in 2017.

Katelynn Tyner is freshman at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville studying English. Tyner is from Cabot where she graduated from Cabot High School in 2018.

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