Makenzie Rink, a North Buncombe High senior, is this week’s scholar/athlete. A member and co-captain of the school’s swim team Rink is also involved in the Beta Club, Yearbook committee, Social Justice Club, marching band, ultimate frisbee and soccer team. She plans on attending NC State or the University of Colorado at Boulder to study political science or history. “I am very honored to be accepting this award,” said Rink. Makenzie is the daughter of Leslie Cunningham. The award was presented by Bill Boughton of Edward Jones who sponsors the award.