Graduates from Hamilton County Schools class of 2021 earned more than $116 million in scholarships and plan to attend 171 colleges and universities across the country.
“In the midst of a global pandemic, the class of 2021 demonstrated resilience that deserves to be celebrated,” said Dr. Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools. “Our mission includes creating pathways to bright futures and I’m excited to see what these graduates accomplish in the days ahead.”
HCS graduates will attend a variety of two-year as well as four-year colleges and universities in over a dozen states, including two students who will attend Harvard University.
HCS students grades 9-12 earned 1,143 industry certifications and the class of 2021 earned 216 industry certifications.
The top 10 college and university choices for the class of 2021 include:
1. Chattanooga State Community College (includes Tennessee College of Applied Technology)
2. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
3. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
4. Middle Tennessee State University
5. Tennessee Technological University
6. East Tennessee State University
7. Cleveland State Community College
8. Lee University
9. Tennessee State University
10. Lane College
Click here for a full list of colleges and universities the class of 2021 plans to attend.