Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Six Greenville County Schools seniors were among approximately 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors to receive $2,500 Achievement Scholarship® awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

The recipients are:

(National Achievement Newmarket Corporation Scholarship)

These awards, totaling over $2 million, are financed by grants from 34 corporate organizations and professional associations, and by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The National Achievement Scholarship Program is a privately financed academic competition specifically to honor scholastically talented Black American youth and to provide scholarships to a substantial number of the most outstanding participants in each annual competition.

The Achievement Scholar designees include recipients of National Achievement® $2,500 Scholarships. About 100 Scholars, including Kathryn Brianna Jones of Mauldin High, are winners of corporate-sponsored Achievement Scholarship awards. These winners were selected from Finalists who met the specific criteria of their grantor organizations.

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