This week’s scholar/athlete of the week is Kennedy Hensley, a senior at North Buncombe High School. Hensley plays third base in softball for the BlackHawks and plans on attending Western Carolina University where she wants to study nursing. “It’s such a blessing to be able to do what I love, in the classroom and on the field,” said Hensley. Kennedy is the daughter of David and Dana Hensley. The award was presented by Bill Boughton of Edward Jones who sponsors the award.