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GCPS Class of 2021: Gwinnett seniors named Posse Scholars

May 26, 2021

     Seven Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors have been awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships 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— Posses— of 10 students. 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 2021 Posse Scholars from GCPS are:

Posse Scholar

College/University

High School

Martha Pasatiempo

Bard College

Archer HS

Dunisha Panditaratne

George Washington University

Brookwood HS

Emma Rhodes

George Washington University

Brookwood HS

Anthony Ruiz

Brandeis University

Brookwood HS

Aimee Hernandez

College of Wooster

McClure Health Science HS

Huleymatu Sow

Boston University

Peachtree Ridge HS

Jamahl Neal

Brandeis University

Shiloh HS

 

 

     Posse has chapters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, D.C. Posse opened its 10th chapter in the Bay Area in 2015. 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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