Students earn scholarships to desired colleges

A lot of ambitious high school students strive for that perfect report card. From taking advanced courses to becoming president of a campus club, students are constantly looking for opportunities to make their college app stand out among the others. But whats next?

Here are two students that have earned scholarships to the college of their choice.

Senior Caroline Liu was granted a scholarship of $76,000 to Pratt Institute, a private art college in Brooklyn, New York.  Liu maintained a cumulative GPA of 4.5 this past semester.

She is president of the cooking club, a member of the yearbook staff, and enjoys doing art the most. When asked what she likes to do in her free time she responded, “I like to play the piano and wear finger mustaches”.

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a painting done by Caroline Liu


Carlmont student Casey Schade earned an academic scholarship to Azusa Pacific University, a leading ranked Christian college in Azusa, California. Schade maintained a cumulative GPA of 4.0 in her first semester as a senior.

She is a member of Christian club, the Native American club, and the cooking club. She has been captain of the track and field team since her sophomore year and has been competing in the pole vaulting event in track and field since her freshman year.

When asked about her desired major she responded, “I want to major in nursing since they have an excellent nursing program at Azusa.”
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