Sophia Chrysler ’18 has been named a Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. The 1,936 students selected from over 90,000 applicants from across the country will continue through the Foundation’s selection process. Semifinalists will submit applications to be reviewed by the Program Reading Committee in January 2018. After review, 250 Semifinalists will advance as Regional Finalists, with 150 becoming Coca-Cola Scholars.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 29th class in 2017, the Foundation has provided over 5,850 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.