Four graduating high school seniors from Colorado Springs are among the 55 students statewide to receive scholarships from Comcast NBCUniversal.
The students were identified as already showing “remarkable leadership skills in their school and community work.”
A total of $73,000 was awarded this year through the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, which recognizes students’ achievements inside and outside the classroom.
The local recipients are:
- Destiny Aviles – Mitchell High School, Colorado Springs School District 11
- Ashanti Cameron – Palmer High School, Colorado Springs School District 11
- Judith Hernandez Loredo – Sierra High School, Harrison School District 2
- Mason Wayne – Cheyenne Mountain High School, Cheyenne Mountain School District 12
Each won a $1,000 scholarship to apply to college expenses for the 2018-2019 school year.