Seniors Offered Over $7.5 Million in Academic Scholarships

Seniors Offered Over $7.5 Million in Academic Scholarships
Posted on 04/07/2017
Group Picture of RA Class of 2017PHOENIXVILLE, PA – Faye Tiger Conquest, High School Counselor for the Renaissance Academy Charter School, was pleased to announce that the seniors of the Renaissance Academy Class of 2017 have already been offered more than 7.5 million dollars in college scholarship money. These 72 seniors, who have been accepted to universities such as Yale University, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Boston University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Bucknell University, Temple University, University of Pittsburgh, and Georgia Tech, have, to date, collectively earned a total of $7,745,000 in academic scholarships. This is a new Renaissance Academy academic scholarship school record.

Mikala Aleksandruk was awarded the Nordenberg Scholarship from the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). This very competitive scholarships is one of the two largest offered by Pitt. It includes full tuition and guaranteed paid internships during summers after sophomore and junior years.

Some of the other stand out student scholarships offered to date include Darius Keyhani with a $100,000 early decision scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School; Sadhana Ramesh offered $125,000 to George Washington University, $140,00 to attend Ursinus College, and $127,000 to Drexel University; Catherine Wenger with $125,000 awarded from George Washington University; Nikki Groce with $244,000 awarded from Lehigh University; and Jeremy Baron who was offered a $68,000 scholarship to attend the prestigious Yale University.

Mrs. Conquest said that she is always excited this time of year and truly enjoys being part of students’ journeys into the next stage in their academic futures. “I am confident that our students will be successful in college and be an asset to their academic communities.”