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Congratulations to Senior, Matthew Meeks. Matt has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2011 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 4,700 young scholars nationwide with over $44 million in scholarships.
Matthew Meeks ranks with approximately 2,100 high school seniors who are in the running for $3 million in college scholarships that Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will award in spring 2011. Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on the academic excellence, leadership and achievement demonstrated in school and community activities.
As a semifinalist, Matthew Meeks must submit additional information that will be reviewed in January 2011 by a committee. If advanced to finalist status, Matthew will be among 250 finalists who will travel to Atlanta April 14-17 to attend the Coca-Cola Scholars Weekend receiving either a $20,000 National Scholar Award or $10,000 Regional Scholar Award.
In the process of winning the 41 field of teams, Perry defeated the New Jersey state champions who are currently ranked 10th in the country. Taking 1st place for Perry was Artem Timchenko, Mitch Newhouse, Zach Dailey, and Jo Jo Tayse. Anthony Wise was runner up, Doug Mayes 3rd Place, Tanner lemon and David Bavery were 4th, Isaac Bast 7th, and Josh Arrendale finished in 8th place.
Special recognition goes out to Mitch Newhouse for defeating the nations top ranked wrestler and Pennsylvania’s defending State Champion. Come out this Tuesday and see our Nationally ranked wrestling team take on Boardman and Austintown Fitch. The match will start at 5:30 in the main gym.