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American School recently awarded 18 post-secondary scholarships to deserving graduates. In total, 1462 graduates have received $802,200 in the 76-year history of the scholarship program.
Lansing, IL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014
American School is proud to award post-secondary scholarships to 18 deserving graduates. The winners come from diverse backgrounds and hometowns, plan to attend different colleges and universities, and have different interests and career aspirations, but each of them earned his or her accredited high school diploma from American School, a leader in distance education since 1897.
Since American School first awarded scholarships in 1939, a total of 1,462 graduates have earned $802,200 in awards. This year's winners plan to become behavioral neurologists, surface warfare officers in the Navy, doctors of osteopathy, EPA agents, international pediatric neurosurgeons, teachers, coaches, athletic trainers, film producers, dermatologists, industrial engineers, project managers, musicians and dentists, just to name a few potential career choices. When they are not studying, they enjoy hobbies such as ice dancing, crocheting, marksmanship, ballroom dancing, coin collecting, stamp collecting, vegetarianism, reading, singing, dancing, photography, cooking, gardening, writing, playing musical instruments and exercising.
Three graduates earned special recognition and received the Henry Buresh Alumni Award, the R.T. Miller Founders Award or the W.L. Wright Presidents Award. They and the other 15 winners are listed below, along with their hometowns.
Henry Buresh Alumni Award
R.T. Miller Founders Award
W.L. Wright Presidents Award
Fort Washington, Maryland
Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey
Silver Spring, Maryland
Silver Spring, Maryland
Downers Grove, Illinois
Las Vegas, Nevada
Milton, North Carolina
St. Paul, Minnesota
American School offers accredited high school courses in online and paper-based formats at an affordable cost. The School is accredited by MSA-CESS, NCPSA and Ai and is recognized by the State of Illinois as a non-public high school.
For more information, visit http://www.americanschool.org.
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