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12 Gwinnett seniors win college-sponsored scholarships
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12 Gwinnett seniors win college-sponsored scholarships

GWINNETT CO., Ga. -- Twelve seniors in Gwinnett County Public Schools recently learned they will receive additional financial assistance for their college educations.

The students all earned the College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship. They join a select group of only 2,900 students nationwide to receive the honor.

Winners are chosen based on their high school academic performance. Each scholarship is worth between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at a certain school.

Gwinnett's recipients are:

* Gabriella L. Anderson
Parkview High School, Lilburn
Attending Auburn University
Probable career field: Theater

* Cristina V. Azcoitia
Dacula High School
Attending Auburn University
Probable career field: Neurology

* Stanley R. Ayzenberg
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, Lawrenceville
Attending Georgia Tech
Probable career field: Computer Engineering

* Shelby C. Bentley
Dacula High School
Attending University of Georgia
Probable career field: Pharmacy

* Jessica A. Bristor
Mountain View High School, Lawrenceville
Attending Auburn University
Probable career field: Management

* Conner A. Bryan
Collins Hill High School, Suwanee
Attending Georgia Tech
Probable career field: Computer Science

* Adam D. Greenstein
Norcross High School
Attending Georgia Tech
Probable career field: Aerospace Engineering

* Conner A. Jones
Brookwood High School, Snellville
Attending Auburn University
Probable career field: Aerospace Engineering

* Sampurna Mandal
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Attending Georgia Tech
Probable career field: Biomedical Engineering

* Emily A. Overcarsh
Parkview High School
Attending University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Probable career field: Journalism

* Marcus A. Raimondi
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Attending Vanderbilt University
Probable career field: Law

* Silvia D. Vaca
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Attending Georgia Tech
Probable career field: Biomedical Engineering

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