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Local students earn four-year QuestBridge scholarships

by Lake County Leader
| December 13, 2021 12:30 PM

Polson High School senior Brookelyn Slonaker recently learned that she will be attending Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., on a four-year, full-ride scholarship she earned through the national QuestBridge program.

Slonaker is president of the Key Club chapter in Polson and is involved in multiple extracurricular choirs. She’s also student body secretary and participates in the 4-H mentoring program at the Boys and Girls Club. She plans to study speech-language pathology at Northwestern.

The QuestBridge program assists elite low-income and first-generation students around the country in acquiring a college education. Approximately 1,700 students are accepted into QuestBridge and then are matched with a college that provides them with a full-ride scholarship.

St. Ignatius’ Hawkins headed to Stanford

Mission High School recently announced that senior Emily Hawkins also earned a full-ride scholarship through the QuestBridge program. Hawkins will be attending Stanford University in Stanford, Calif.

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