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Wakefield grads to share in large scholarship pool

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The Wakefield High School Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to members of the Wakefield High School Class of 2021.

Students attending four-year schools will receive $12,000 each, with others receiving $4,000. In addition, four Beitler Inspiration Scholars were named and will receive one-time grants of between $1,200 and $1,500.

With the addition of these scholars, the Foundation has granted 518 scholarships. It has bestowed more than $3.1 million in scholarships and teacher grants.

The 2021 Wakefield Scholars are:

• Stephanie Achugamonu, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation Scholar (University of Chicago).

• Ze-Nable Adisalem (Bucknell University).

• Jason Alexander Alvarez (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Alison Avalos, Beitler Inspiration Scholar-UMG (George Mason University).

• Farah Bahr (George Mason University).

• Nathalie Chambi, WHS 2019 Scholarship (Virgninia Tech).

• Jaylen Davis-Hart (North Carolina A&T State).

• Chelsea Figaro (North Carolina A&T State).

• Valeria Flores Stiles (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Nourhan Gamal (James Madison University).

• Guillermo Garcia, Jim Jones’86 Scholar (Virginia Tech).

• Abel Gerezgher (Virginia Tech).

• Alexander Javier Hall, Thompson Family Scholar (WHS ’67) (University of Virginia).

• Leslie Hernandez (George Mason University).

• Ayansa Mergia (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Mardet Mulugeta (University of Chicago).

• Douglas Murcia, Beitler Inspiration Scholar – Cohort (Virginia Tech).

• Jack Nickerson, Jack and Jean Smith Scholar (WHS ’63) (University of Virginia).

• Elena Ogbe, Beitler Inspiration Scholar –UMG (James Madison University).

• Danielle Oliver, Bob O’Donnell Scholar (Oberlin College).

• Nicolas Olivera, WHS 2019, Duques Family Foundation Scholar (George Mason University).

• Laura Vanessa Quiroz Ferrer (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Sithiya Reshmee, Beitler Inspiration Scholar – UMG (George Mason University).

• John Stevenson, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation Scholar (Boston University).

• Kareena Ellis Stowers, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation Scholar (Cornell University).

• Johnny James Suria (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Sara Tefera (Northern Virginia Community College).

• Christal Wilson (Howard University).

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