Paula Deroseney of Dacula High, Thaxton Lipscomb of Mountain View High, Annie Yang of North Gwinnett High and Micheline Amisi of Archer High were among the local students chosen as scholarship recipients.
The Gates Millenium Scholarship program promotes academic excellence for outstanding minority low-income students. Recipients are chosen based on a review of their academic record, community involvement and extracurricular activities and their family's need for financial assistance.
In 2014, 1,000 students nationwide were selected as Gates Millennium Scholars.
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