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EPISD has four of the five El Paso semifinalists for the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation program


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(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Dec. 1, 2020) — Four EPISD seniors are among the 1,609 semifinalists from across the country vying for one of 150 Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarships worth $20,000.

EPISD’s announced semifinalists are:

  • Dena Antowan, Coronado High
  • Maria Clague, Coronado High
  • Eleanor Schoenbrun, Franklin High
  • Giancarlo Valenzuela, Silva Health Magnet

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation announced that just five El Paso students had made the semifinalists cut for the prestigious scholarship program – four of them in EPISD.

The seniors, who were selected among nearly 100,000 applicants, are currently submitting their semifinalist applications to be reviewed by Coca-Cola’s Program Reading Committee.

After this review, 250 will advance as Regional Finalists, with 150 becoming Coca-Cola Scholars and receiving a $20,000 college scholarship.

Good luck!