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Class of 2013 earns $44 million in scholarships

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Congratulations to the 3,788 students who will graduate next week from the Cherry Creek School District’s six high schools; Cherokee Trail, Cherry Creek, Eaglecrest, Grandview, Overland and Smoky Hill. These students have earned in excess of $44 million in scholarships and will attend colleges, universities, military academies, vocational and technical schools across the country. Many will also enter the workforce.

The Class of 2013 includes 27 National Merit Finalists, four National Merit Hispanic Scholars, 14 Daniels Fund Scholars, three Boettcher Scholars and six military academy appointees.

During their high school years, members of the Class of 2013 excelled in academics, athletics, the arts and activities. During their senior year, 1,904 students were enrolled in one or more Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate class. Members of the Class of 2013 won team or individual state championships in a myriad of sports and activities, including DECA and Speech and Debate. They earned All State honors in band, choir, jazz band and orchestra. They also performed a wide variety of classic and contemporary plays and musicals.

But perhaps their greatest accomplishment is the fact that they made their school, community and world a better place by devoting tens of thousands of hours to helping others through community service.

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

Read more in the Centennial Citizen

Posted 5/14/2013 10:54 AM
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