Horatio Alger National Scholars In the News

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CHS senior wins national scholarship

Lakenewsonline.com
May 1, 2012

Jacob Dittman, a senior at Camdenton High School, was given a five-day all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to accept a $20,000 national scholarship awrded to him by the Horatio Alger Association, which also entitles him to a  collegiate match of the same amount.

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Highland senior wins $20K scholarship for academics

Salt Lake Tribune
April 19, 2012

When Highland High School senior Melissa Puga applied for the Horatio Alger Utah Scholarship, she thought she was competing for $5,000. Instead, she earned the national scholarship, which awarded her $20,000.

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Education Notes: Collin County student receives Horatio Alger National Scholarship

Dallas Morning News
March 26, 2012

Rasheenah Bartley of Princeton is among 104 recipients of Horatio Alger National Scholarships from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. Recipients, chosen for demonstrating courage and overcoming personal obstacles to achieve academic success, receive a $20,000 scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to awards ceremonies in Washington, D.C., next month.

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$20,000 scholarships

Newsday
March 25, 2012

Jeffrey Cannon of Northport High School and Carly Miller of Smithtown High School West were among 104 nationwide earlier this month to be named recipients of $20,000 scholarships from the nonprofit Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, a nonprofit dedicated to the ideals of the 19th-century author.

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Editorial: Three Cheers

The Mountain Press
March 17, 2012

Cole Burns deserving of Horatio Alger scholarship

This is the time of year when we start to learn of scholarships being awarded to local graduating seniors. Any scholarship is significant and a tribute to the recipient's dedication and study habits. But one in particular announced so far deserves special mention

Cole Burns, a senior at Sevier County High School and a Kodak resident, has received one of the $20,000 Horatio Alger National Scholarships. The scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc. was awarded to 104 students from across the U.S.; only two recipients were from Tennessee. The scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate courage in overcoming personal obstacles to gain academic success.

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SCHS senior Cole Burns with Horatio Alger scholarship for $20,000

The Mountain Press
March 17, 2012

Cole Burns, a senior at Sevier County High School and a Kodak resident, has received one of the $20,000 Horatio Alger National Scholarship.

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News of note about your friends and neighbors in the Treasure Valley

The Idaho Statesman
March 13, 2012

Seth WhiteEyes of Boise is one of 104 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipients, sponsored by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. He will receive a $20,000 scholarship to a four-year school and will be honored at the Horatio Alger Awards Ceremonies in April in Washington, D.C.

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Logan senior awarded scholarship

Quay County Sun
March 13, 2012

A Logan High senior has received a scholarship bestowed on just 104 students across the country.

Holly Raines-Baxter, 18, a senior at Logan high school said she was excited to be notified she had received the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, good for $20,000 at any four-year institution.

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Roemmich selected

The Bismarck Tribune
March 11, 2012

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc. has announced the 104 recipients of the Horatio Alger National Scholarship. Each will receive a $20,000 scholarship to a four-year school of his or her choice and will be honored at the Horatio Alger Awards Ceremonies in Washington, D.C, in April.

The 2012 recipient from North Dakota is Brady Roemmich from Bowman.

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Stillwater student earns $20,000 scholarship for his educational enthusiasm

Stillwater News-Press
March 10, 2012

A Stillwater student is among 104 high schoolers nationwide who will receive a $20,000 scholarship to a four-year school of their choice.

Rafael Rodriguez, a Stillwater High School senior, said he had applied for many scholarships.

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New Hampshire high school senior receives $20,000 Horatio Alger scholarship

Parenting NewHampshire
March 8, 2012

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., is pleased to announce the names of the 104 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipients. Each student will receive a $20,000 scholarship to a four-year school of his or her choice, and will be honored at the Horatio Alger Awards Ceremonies in Washington D.C, in April.

The 2012 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipient from New Hampshire is Charles S. DeBenedetto from Raymond.

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Greenpoint teen wins $20G scholarship

New York Daily News
March 7, 2012

She’s a Brooklyn star.

Greenpoint teen Claritza Gonzales used to worry about how she would ever go to college and become a pediatrician on her mom’s $10 an hour job as a home health aide.

All of that changed earlier this month when Gonzales, 17, won a $20,000 scholarship award for straight-A students from cash-strapped households.

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Horatio Alger scholarships go to student with amazing stories of perserverance

Kansas City Star
March 7, 2012

Measured in money, they are not among the 1 percent.

But the three Kansas City area students have proved themselves rich enough in courage, resilience and abiding hope to earn recognition for overcoming obstacles that would have hobbled others.

Olivia Wills, 19, of Olathe East High School .

Zac Zumwalt, 18, of William Chrisman High School in Independence.

Megan Smith, 17, of Shawnee Mission West High School .

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Churchill senior wins Alger scholarship

The Register-Guard
March 5, 2012

A Churchill High School senior is one of two Oregon students to receive a Horatio Alger National Scholarship. Hunter Goguen will get $20,000 to cover the costs of attending the four-year school of his choice.

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Highschool senior a national scholar

The Sun Herald
March 4, 2012

Meagan Letson of Moss Point knows persistence can pay off.

Letson, a senior at Resurrection Catholic School in Pascagoula, was named a 2012 Horatio Alger National Scholar, earning a college scholarship worth $20,000.

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2 high school students win Alger scholarships

The Oklahoman
March 4, 2012

Two Oklahoma high school students have earned the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, which is worth $20,000. The winners are Stillwater resident Rafael J. Rodriguez and Ardmore resident Tyler R. Dickson. The students will attend an award ceremony in Washington next month. About 100 scholarships were awarded nationwide. The awards are funded by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, which honors students who overcome adversity.

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Griswold: Farmersville High scholarship winner beats the odds

The Fresno Bee
March 3, 2012

Anney Leyva, 17, a Farmersville High senior awarded a $20,000 Horatio Alger scholarship, comes from humble beginnings like those in the "rags to riches" stories of the scholarship's namesake.

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She and her dad defined success; then, she lived it

The Portland Press-Herald
March 3, 2012

When Sydney Crogan was in the sixth grade, she met adversity face to face and vowed not to let it direct the course of her life.

Sidney Crogan, 17, a Winslow High School senior, has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship. She applied for the scholarship by writing a series of essays, including one about a talk with her father.

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Morgantown Student Awarded 2012 Horatio Alger National Scholarship

WBOY-TV – Online
March 3, 2012

Names of 104 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipients announced Thursday, according to a news release from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

The West Virginia recipient of the 2012 Horatio Alger National Scholarship is Alandra J. Flanigan from Morgantown, according to the news release.

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$20,000 scholarship recipient looks to future

The Quad-City Times
March 2, 2012

While riding with his fellow swim team members to a meet in Muscatine in January, Alexander Menke of Bettendorf learned that he had become a member of a select club.

Menke, 18, a senior at Bettendorf High School, is one of 104 high school students nationwide to be awarded 2012 $20,000 Horatio Alger scholarships for being successful while overcoming adversity.

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South Dakota student wins Horatio Alger scholarship

KSFY-TV – Online
March 2, 2012

The 2012 Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipient from South Dakota is Tiarra R. Little from Pine Ridge.

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Two Colorado students win $20,000 Horatio Alger scholarships

The Denver Post
March 1, 2012

April R. Regas from Denver and Blake A. Whittemore from Castle Rock will each receive a $20,000 scholarship when they are among the 104 honorees next month at the National Scholars Conference in Washington,. D.C.

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Jacksonville student wins Horatio Alger Scholarship

The Florida Times-Union
March 1, 2012

A Jacksonville high school senior is among four in Florida to receive an $20,000 national scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc.

The only one from Northeast Florida, Rachel N. Rogers is among 104 scholarship recipients nationwide. Each will receive the scholarship to a four-year school of their choice.

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Winslow student recieves $20,000 scholarship

Bangor Daily news
March 1, 2012

Winslow High School's Sydney Crogan was one of 104 U.S. students selected to receive a $20,000 scholarship from the Horatio Alger National Scholarship program on Thursday.

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Classroom Clips North/East

Birmingham News
February 29, 2012

Michaela Sanderson, a Gardendale High School senior, was notified in January that she was chosen as a Horatio Alger National Scholar.

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