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GCPS Class of 2023: QuestBridge honors 32 Gwinnett graduates as National College Match Scholarship recipients

May 12, 2023

     Nearly three dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools seniors will have their entire college career paid in full after being named QuestBridge National College Match scholarship recipients. QuestBridge is a non-profit organization that connects high-achieving, low-income high school seniors with full scholarships to the nation’s top colleges. QuestBridge College Match Scholarship recipients are admitted early to college partners with guaranteed, full four-year scholarships. QuestBridge’s 48 college partners include top liberal arts colleges and exceptional research universities. The following list includes GCPS’ recipients of QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships along with their college plans.

Archer High School

Gabrielle Zephir—Boston University

Carlos Huertas —Vanderbilt University


Berkmar High School

Katherine Martinez-Saravia—University of Chicago


Brookwood High School

Ljenna Okonkwo —Columbia University


Dacula High School

Jocelyn May —Duke University


Discovery High School

Lily Azigbo—Scripps College


Duluth High School

Tiana Duong—Dartmouth University

Rama Esrawee —Emory University


Grayson High School

Kareish Thony—Princeton University

Yasmin Abdullahi— Emory University

Oluwabukola Ogundare— Emory University


Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Sabrina Adhikari—Case Western Reserve University

Brook Ejigu—Rice University

Carlos Lozano—Boston University

Abby Gale Smith—Princeton University

Jeremiah Woods—Northwestern University

Saad Yousafzai—Princeton University


Meadowcreek High School

Ladaria West—Denison University


Mill Creek High School

Ruth Moreira—Brown University


Norcross High School

Dylan “Lumi” Christensen—University of Pennsylvania

Ashley Kwarteng—Cornell University


North Gwinnett High School

Henry Li—Northwestern University

Claire Kim—University of Chicago

Yeji Kim—Princeton University


Paul Duke STEM High School

Donald Iwejuo—Duke University


Peachtree Ridge High School

Rohey Jasseh—Brown University

Rick Ha—Boston College

Jane Yoo—Rice University


Seckinger High School

Colleen Blascik—Boston College

Phoebe Yoon—Rice University

Yuki Huang—Princeton University


South Gwinnett High School

Macire Kebe—Vanderbilt University

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