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May 2018 Newsletter: Senior Awards and Honors

Ose Arheghan Honored by Princeton Prize in Race Relations & Earns OSU Morrill Scholarship

Congratulations to Senior Ose Arheghan, who received a Certificate of Accomplishment in the Princeton Prize on Race Relations earlier last month. Ose was recognized for founding the first NAACP high school junior youth council in Northeast Ohio. The Shaker chapter Ose co-founded is the first one the Cleveland NAACP has chartered in its history. Ose attended a recognition ceremony on April 11 at the Union Club and was honored with two other area high school students.

Ose was also named a member of The Ohio State University's Morrill Scholars Program, which is awarded to students who show commitment to both academics and diversity by excelling in the classroom and making a positive impact in their communities. Morrill Scholars are selected because they have shown their advocacy for equity and access by contributing to those around them.

Daniel Crouse Earns Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation awarded senior Daniel Crouse with a corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship, financed by Rockwell Automation. Approximately 1,000 high school seniors from across the country were selected for corporate-sponsored scholarships, which are financed by 200 corporations, company foundations and other business organizations. Read more about Daniel’s scholarship.

Corporate sponsors provide National Merit Scholarships for Finalists who are children of employees, who are residents of the community that they company serves, or who plan to pursue college majors or careers the sponsor wishes to encourage. Most of the awards are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study and provide annual stipends that range from $500 to $10,000 per year. Some provide a single payment between $2,500 and $5,000. Recipients can use their awards at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university of their choice.

Emma Duhamel Named University of Cincinnati Arts & Sciences Honors Scholar
Congratuations to Emma Duhamel, who was admitted to the Arts & Sciences Honors Program at the University of Cincinnati. Honors Scholars receive extensive benefits, including full in-state tuition, international travel experiences, and paid internships.

Sam Rosenthal Earns Prestigious Kovner Fellowship  
Congratulations to senior Sam Rosenthal, who was named a Kovner Fellow by The Julliard School. The Kovner Fellowship is a merit-based scholarship award that covers the full estimated cost of attendance to The Juilliard School. Kovner Fellows benefit from comprehensive scholarship support covering tuition, room and board, and additional expenses, and by enhanced programmatic opportunities. Sam currently also participates in the Young Artist Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music, an intensive course of study for gifted musicians.   

Trisha Roy Named OSU Eminence Fellow   
Congratulations to Shaker Heights High School senior Trisha Roy, who is a recipient of the Eminence Scholarship at The Ohio State University. Trisha is one of only 25 students selected from a field of 75 finalists to receive the honor; this year's Eminence Fellows finalists came from 17 states, 29 Ohio cities and 62 different high schools. The scholarship covers the full cost of attendance for four years, plus a $3,000 enrichment grant after her first year.   Eminence Fellows demonstrate academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, high regard for humanity, and significant involvement both on and off campus.  

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