Battle High School senior receives full four-year scholarship
Battle High School Senior Trenton Marks has been awarded the prestigious QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. He will receive a full four-year scholarship to Davidson College in North Carolina. This scholarship, worth more than $250,000, recognizes students who are outstanding academic leaders. Trenton is one of 1,044 students selected from more than 16,000 applicants nationwide to receive the scholarship.
QuestBridge, a national nonprofit, connects the nation's most exceptional, low-income youth with leading institutes of higher education. College Match Scholarship recipients are admitted early to QuestBridge college partners with guaranteed, full four-year scholarships that are provided by the colleges and universities. The National College Match is a highly competitive process drawing applications from impressive students across the country. This year’s College Match Scholarship Recipients had an average unweighted GPA of 3.93. On standardized testing, the middle 50% received between 1360-1500 on the SAT and between 29-33 on the ACT. Ninety-four percent are within the top 10 percent of their graduating class. Financially, 86 percent qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. The majority of these new QuestBridge Scholars — 77 percent — are also among the first generation in their families to attend a four-year U.S. college.
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