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Sycamore Senior Named $20K Coca-Cola Scholarship Finalist

Shayna Kling

A Sycamore High School student has been named a 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar Finalist. 

Senior Shayna Kling is among nearly 150 students from across the country to be selected for a $20,000 scholarship. The finalists were chosen out of a total of 95,000 applicants nationwide. In addition, Kling will join other finalists in Atlanta, Georgia, April 4-7 for Scholars Weekend, which includes the Coca-Cola Scholars Banquet and the Coca-Cola Scholars Leadership Development Institute. 

More than 9,500 students advanced to semifinalist status, including Sycamore High School seniors Grant Bruner and Nicholas McDonough.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship. Applicants are evaluated on leadership, academics, and service. 

The Leaf interviewed Shayna about her about the process and what it means to be selected. Click here to read the article.

Allyson Bonhaus