Ridgeland Student Among Horatio Alger National Scholarship Winners

Monday, August 29, 2022
Pictured, left to right, are Madeline Newlun (Ridgeland counselor), Karen Hughes (Ridgeland principal), Monica Walker (Horatio Alger National Scholarship winner), Meg Carpenter (Ridgeland English teacher) and Bo Tinney (Ridgeland administrator)
Pictured, left to right, are Madeline Newlun (Ridgeland counselor), Karen Hughes (Ridgeland principal), Monica Walker (Horatio Alger National Scholarship winner), Meg Carpenter (Ridgeland English teacher) and Bo Tinney (Ridgeland administrator)
Ridgeland congratulates student Monica Walker, a Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program national winner. 

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference and a $25,000 scholarship.

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