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GCPS Class of 2018: QuestBridge honors 22 Gwinnett graduates as National College Match Scholarship recipients

GCPS celebrates 22 QuestBridge Scholars

GCPS Class of 2018: QuestBridge honors 22 Gwinnett graduates as National College Match Scholarship recipients

May 2, 2018

     Nearly two dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools seniors will have their entire college career paid in full after being named QuestBridge National College Match Recipients. QuestBridge is a non-profit organization that links high-achieving, low-income students to some of the nation’s most selective colleges. The 22 recipients are part of a group of only 767 students nationwide honored this year. The Gwinnett QuestBridge Scholars and the colleges they plan to attend are:

First Name

Last Name

Matched School

High School

Buduka

Ogonor

University of Chicago

Archer High School

Lois

Williams

Stanford University

Archer High School

Devinne

Moses

Duke University

Central Gwinnett High School

Soo Young

Kang

Wesleyan University

Collins Hill High School

Binisha

Patel

Duke University

Collins Hill High School

Michal

Szurek

Princeton University

Collins Hill High School

Abigal

Blay

Emory University

Dacula High School

Karen

Zheng

Dartmouth College

Duluth High School

Patrick

Aghadiuno

Rice University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Ama

Asseh

Northwestern University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Salome

Birhanu

Rice University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Donovan

Carr

Vanderbilt University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Trinity

Hoffman

Wesleyan University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

John

Moreno Vazquez

Grinnell College

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Alexis

Osifo

Scripps College

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Ameena

Faruki

Princeton University

Lanier High School

Victoria

Twumasi-Ankrah

Rice University

Mountain View High School

Seong

Kim

Northwestern University

Norcross High School

Ansel

Ahabue

Rice University

Parkview High School

Ashley

Kyelem

Pomona College

Parkview High School

Frank

Tang

Duke University

Parkview High School

Jin

Jeon

Amherst College

Peachtree Ridge High School

 

    QuestBridge partners with colleges that offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students. The organization matches the students with its partner colleges, 38 of the nation’s premier universities. 

    For more information, visit www.questbridge.org. Members of the news media who wish to interview student winners, can coordinate with the school district’s Department of Communication and Media Relations by calling 678-301-6020

 

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