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11 Gwinnett students named Gates Millennium Scholars
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11 Gwinnett students named Gates Millennium Scholars

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Eleven graduating seniors in Gwinnett County public schools have been named 2012 Gates Millennium Scholars.

The prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, pays full college tuition, room and board for some of the country's most promising young people. Only 1,000 students earn the scholarship every school year.

This year's Gates Millennium Scholars from Gwinnett County include:

Collins Hill High School
Vivek Kamlesh Patel
Will attend the University of Georgia
Major: Pre-medicine

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Arsalan Akkas Sufi
Will attend Yale University
Major: Undecided

Meadowcreek High School
Alex Shaun Steele
Will attend the University of Georgia
Major: Computer engineering

Mill Creek High School
Seung Kwan Baek
Will attend Harvard University
Major: International relations

Mountain View High School
Kunal Hasmukh Tanna
Will attend the University of Georgia
Major: Business

Norcross High School
Xavier Sharif Galloway
WIll attend Georgia Tech
Major: Computer science

Norcross High School
Nayomi Raychelle Mitchell
Will attend Georgia Tech
Major: Computer science and software engineering & design

Norcross High School
Anthony Alan Morgan
Will attend Harvard University
Major: Biology and pre-medicine

North Gwinnett High School
Chan Mi Lim
Will attend Boston College
Major: English and economics

Peachtree Ridge High School
David Emmanuel Wade Daniels
Will attend Oxford College of Emory University
Major: Biology

Shiloh High School
Javier Prusky Grinberg
Will attend Syracuse University
Major: Acting

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