Lesleigh Taylor Wins The Gates Scholarship
Lesleigh Taylor has been chosen as considered one of 300 seniors from across the nation to obtain The Gates Scholarship. The award is very aggressive; lower than two p.c of the hundreds who make the semi-final spherical are chosen. The Gates Scholarship covers all the value of school not lined by different monetary assist, scholarships or grants.
Lesleigh will graduate from the Duncanville High School Collegiate Academy together with her diploma and an affiliate diploma from Mountain View Faculty. Throughout her highschool profession, Lesleigh was Youth and Authorities vp, vp of Scholar Council and secretary for the Nationwide Honor Society.
Lesleigh will attend Vanderbilt College the place she is going to pursue a level in drugs, well being and society. This system investigates the cultural, financial, demographic and organic components that influence well being. She is planning to turn out to be a health care provider.
Kaleb Berry Named Faculty Board African American Scholar
Duncanville High School Collegiate Academy senior Kaleb Berry has been named an African American Scholar by the Faculty Board Nationwide Recognition Program.
This system grants tutorial honors to college students from underrepresented teams who’ve excelled on their PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10 or AP Exams and of their lecture rooms, so faculties can determine them for potential scholarships.
Kaleb is a standout pupil in lecturers and athletics. He’s a part of the Collegiate Academy’s first graduating class. As a highschool junior, he earned an affiliate diploma from Mountain View Faculty and is now lower than a month away from receiving his highschool diploma.
Kaleb has been supplied greater than $115,000 in annual school scholarships, which interprets to greater than $460,000 over the course of 4 years from universities together with Howard College, Baylor College and the College of Texas at Austin.
As a cross nation and monitor athlete, Kaleb superior to the regional competitors in Waco the place he positioned eighth within the area within the 800 meter.