Story by Elizabeth Sobel.
Division Avenue High School seniors James Reilly and Ashley Stinnett have been
selected as two of 2,500 semifinalists in the 2012-13 Coca-Cola Scholars
Program. They were selected among approximately 85,000 entries for their
leadership, academic achievements and potential.
students are in the running for selection as finalists, who will then advance
to the final interview stage of the award competition. In April, the
National Selection Committee representing outstanding leaders in business,
government, education and the arts will invite 250 finalists to Atlanta for
Fifty students will then be designated as National
Scholars and receive awards of $20,000 for college. In addition, 200 students will
be designated as Regional Scholars and receive awards of $10,000 for college.
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is co-president of the student council, the student liaison to the Board of
Education, president of Science Olympiads and a student representative on the
School Development Committee. He is a varsity lacrosse player and an Eagle
is president of the senior class, National Honor Society, Art Honor Society and
MSG Varsity Club. She is chancellor of the author/book club and an active
member of many other clubs, including Science Olympiads, Envirothon, the
Humanitarian Club, the school newspaper and several other honor societies.
The Levittown School District wishes
James and Ashley the best of luck in this competition.
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