Prince William County student is a standout, awarded $2,500 National Merit Scholarship
Posted on 05/10/2018
Grace Yeboah-KodieGrace Yeboah-Kodie, a senior at Charles J. Colgan Sr. High School, is among approximately 2,500 talented high school seniors from across the United States who will receive a $2,500 scholarship in the 2018 National Merit® program. She was named in September as a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

Yeboah-Kodie earned the Merit Scholar title on the basis of her abilities, accomplishments, and personal attributes considered important for success in rigorous college studies. She qualified for the honor through her outstanding score on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test. In addition, her scholarship application included an essay and information about her participation and leadership in school and community activities.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation is famous for having a highly competitive scholarship program; the level of semifinalist or finalist is one of the greatest academic achievements a student can reach. Yeboah-Kodie was chosen from among 15,000 outstanding finalists.