Arkansas Virtual Academy Graduate Receives Scholarship To Play The Bass

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A Bentonville teen traded his traditional high school for an online school. This allowed him to spend more time playing an instrument that landed him a college scholarship.

McKay Clark has been playing the upright bass since he was in the sixth grade. He chose to do his senior year of high school at the Arkansas Virtual Academy. He said high school was hard and wanted to focus on his music rather than school work.

“That didn't work on a normal school schedule. So, when I found something that would allow me to do school work when I wanted to and to go to practices. It just really felt like the perfect opportunity,” Clark said.

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