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Six GCPS seniors honored as Posse Scholars

GCPS Class of 2018: Six Gwinnett seniors named Posse Scholars

January 4, 2018

     Six Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors have been awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships through a program sponsored by the Posse Foundation. Founded in 1989, Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams of 10 students called Posses. Posse partner colleges and universities award Posse Scholars four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships. Those scholars go on to graduate at a rate of 90% and make a visible difference on campus and throughout their professional careers. The 2018 Posse Scholars from GCPS are:

Posse Scholar

College/University

High School

Elizabeth Testamark

The College of Wooster

Collins Hill HS

Deborah Ayannusi

Texas A&M University

Dacula HS

Tsitsi Mambo

Bard College

Dacula HS

Ethan Strauther

Boston University

Mill Creek HS

Jerry Lu

Boston University

Norcross HS

Annisa Pannell

Texas A&M University

South Gwinnett HS


Posse has chapters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Posse is partnered with 57 of the best colleges and universities in the nation. Bard College, Boston University, Brandeis University, The College of Wooster, The George Washington University, Syracuse University and Texas A&M University host posse cohorts from the Atlanta Posse Chapter. For more information, visit: https://www.possefoundation.org/ 

 

 

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