VIA THE WASHINGTON POST:
George Washington University handed out scholarships Wednesday, each worth more than $200,000, to nine District high school students.
The recipients come from eight different high schools:
* Angela Bonham, Dunbar High School
* Yuhana Gidey, Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
* Andrew Haynesworth, St. John’s College High School
* Nicholas Kelly, School Without Walls Senior High School
* Torrin King, Benjamin Banneker Senior High School
* Maritza Sanabria, Sidwell Friends School
* Metasebia Temesgen, Benjamin Banneker Senior High School
* Ikechukwu Umez-Eronini, McKinley Technology High School
* Isaiah West, Ballou Senior High School
GW has been awarding District high school students with full, four-year scholarships since 1989. Since its inception, the university has committed more than $16 million to the scholarship program.