By Cameron Thomasson
BOONE, N.C.—Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Diversity Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Diversity Scholarship is given to students who have demonstrated leadership potential, academic achievement, a willingness to create positive change and a commitment to the principles of diversity. The scholarship covers full in-state tuition and fees for eight semesters, plus special service, leadership and travel opportunities. All first-year students are eligible for the scholarship. Those interested should apply for admissions and complete the scholarship application by Nov. 15.
The 2017-18 scholarship recipients are Megan Busse of Troutman; Zhen Graham of Charlotte; Vanessa Guerra of Winston-Salem; Emme Hooks of Raleigh; Zoe Hurwitz of Chapel Hill; Sydney Mesquiti of Kernersville; Raina Meyer of Concord; Eun Perry of Statesville; Maria Romero of Apex; and Gracyn Travitz of Cary.