7 students from Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti named semi-finalists in National Achievement Competition
Seven students from Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti will compete with 1,600 black high school seniors from across the U.S. for a shot at one of 700 $2,500 college scholarships.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced its semifinalists for the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship awards. The National Achievement Scholarship Program was established in 1964 to recognize academically promising black students through the nation and to provide money for college to the program’s most outstanding participants, according to its website.
Scholarship award winners will be announced in April of 2013.
The semi-finalists from Ann Arbor- and Ypsilanti-area schools were:
- Andikan Archibong, Greenhills School
- Rianna Johnson-Levy, Community High School
- Samuel Keller, Skyline High School
- Elizabeth Kennedy, Skyline High School
- Gonza Lulika, Father Gabriel Richard High School
- Michael Myles, Lincoln High School
- Christopher Shepard, Skyline High School