Honorees from Gwinnett County Public Schools:
Archer High: Destineé L. Pope
Berkmar High: Mati T. Nemera and Kwame A. Romero Sackey
Collins Hill High: Mary U. Nosa
Duluth High: Jasmine M. Bouges, Ebuka Imachukwu
Grayson High: Brendan J. Baird, Maya A. Carter, Gabrielle W. Johnson, Audriana Simms and Sydney A. Wade
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology: Kimberly Fievre, Chinye E. Ijeli, Renae R. Irving, David P. Mbonu, Kira Pyronneau, Donovan Sylve, and Colin O. Webb
Mountain View High: Wandia N. Mureithi
Norcross High: Etienne N. Laccruche, Anya M. Martin
North Gwinnett High: Kara P. Jones
Parkview High: Milan M. Ravenell
Peachtree Ridge High: Leesa C. Quinlan, Imani A. Scott-Blackwell, Lauren A. Taylor
SUWANEE — Nearly 30 black students with bright futures were selected to be in the running for scholarship money awarded to high-performing high school seniors.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named 26 Gwinnett County Public Schools students as semifinalists for 800 achievement scholarship awards worth more than $2.5 million. Of the 11 schools who had students chosen, the Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology led the way with seven students, followed by Grayson High, which had five semifinalists.
The National Achievement Scholarship Program, founded in 1964, honors and provides scholarships to academically promising black American students annually recognizes high-performing high school seniors who now compete with 1,600 students from other parts of the nation for the scholarships which will be announced in the spring.