The Larry Monroe Scholarship Award 2013
Congratulations to Krystle Roper, daughter of A.C. Roper, for her selection as the 2013 recipient of the FBI NEIA’s annual Larry Monroe Scholarship. A.C. Roper, a graduate of the 35th NEI session, is Chief of Police in Birmingham, Alabama.
Krystle graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA, as a National Merit Achievement Finalist. Her most cherished roles in high school included mediating between disputing students and mentoring younger female students. She graduated with a B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from the University of Alabama in December 2012, after completing her undergraduate course work in only two years. She served as Associate Justice on the University’s Student Government Association’s Judicial Branch, participating in code of conduct violation hearings. She also gave presentations to freshmen classes, discouraging altercations with the law and emphasizing the importance of responsibility. Krystle has demonstrated a strong regard for service, through her church and community work, which included participating in hunger drives and local catastrophe relief efforts. Krystle has been admitted to the University Of Alabama School Of Law to pursue a Juris Doctorate degree. The FBI NEIA scholarship committee unanimously selected Krystle Roper for the coveted 2013 $10,000 Larry Monroe Scholarship, which will be presented at the upcoming NEIA Annual Conference in Grapevine, Texas.