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QuestBridge honors 17 Gwinnett graduates as National College Match Scholarship recipients

17 GCPS seniors recognized as QuestBridge Scholars

QuestBridge honors 17 Gwinnett graduates as National College Match Scholarship recipients

May 19, 2020

     More than a 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. GCPS’ QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipients and the colleges they plan to attend are:

Name

Matched School

High School

Nada Abdalla

Carleton College

Berkmar High School

Britney Mayorga

Emory University

Berkmar High School

Lavonté Saunders

Vanderbilt University

Berkmar High School

David Palmer

Rice University

Central Gwinnett High School

Miranda Colon

University of Notre Dame

Dacula High School

Valerie Nguyen

Yale University

Duluth High School

Bre’An Alyse Moore

Carleton College

Grayson High School

Faraz Awan

Princeton University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Alexander Gonzalez

Brown University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Rashmi Mohan

Colby College

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Gloria Vergara Neyra

Stanford University

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and  Technology

Kareem Aitcadi

University of Chicago

Mountain View High School

Maria Li

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

North Gwinnett High School

Joshua Suh

Duke University

North Gwinnett High School

Dean Zhu

Rice University

Parkview High School

Precious George

Carleton College

Shiloh High School

     *An additional student has been honored with this scholarship, but declined to be listed.
     

     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, 42 of the nation’s premier universities. 

     For more information, visit www.questbridge.org. Interviews with student winners can be coordinated with the district’s Department of Communication and Media Relations by calling 678-301-6020.
 

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