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BCPS High School Seniors Named National Achievement Scholars

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of eight Broward County Public Schools outstanding African-American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program. These Achievement Scholars are recipients of National Achievement $2,500 Scholarships.   
Congratulations 2015 Achievement Scholarship winners:
Bryan Walters Anderson, Deerfield Beach High School, Deerfield Beach
Kaela M. Bynoe, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland
Stephen A. Chang, Deerfield Beach High School, Deerfield Beach
Janine M. Comrie, Plantation High School, Plantation
Christian A. Lawson, Charles W. Flanagan High School, Pembroke Pines
Bankole Olowofela, College Academy @ Broward College, Davie
Sianne M. Powe, South Plantation High School, Plantation
Jordan L. Thelmas, Miramar High School, Miramar
“We are extremely proud of our student scholars for their hard work and dedication,” said Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “Their achievement is a testament to the strong academic focus and support provided by our teachers and school leaders.”
These outstanding scholars, and the 800 National Achievement Scholarship winners in all, were judged from a pool of 150,000 students that entered the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program to have the strongest record of accomplishments and greatest potential for academic success in college.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 99 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @Browardschools, like us on Facebook @ facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free Broward County Public Schools mobile app.