TheCoca-Cola Scholars Foundation announced the names of its 2022 Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalists, including Benjamin Shi, from GHS, and and both Natalie Shell and Helena Servin-DeMarrais from Greenwich Academy.
These 1,617 students were selected from over 68,000 applicants from across the country to continue through a selection process based on their academic excellence, leadership, and service demonstrated in school and community activities.
They are currently submitting their Semifinalist applications to be reviewed by the foundation’s Program Reading Committee. After this review, 250 will advance as Regional Finalists, with 150 becoming Coca-Cola Scholars and receiving a $20,000 college scholarship.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship program in the United States.
With the addition of the 2022 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 6,600 Coke Scholars nationwide with over $78 million in scholarships over the course of 34 years.