Eleven APS high school students have earned Posse Foundation scholarships to attend three colleges in the fall of 2010. The students were selected based on academic excellence and outstanding leadership. APS students selected to attend Bard College: Durante Barringer (Therrell School of Health Science and Research), Treyonna Frazier (Carver School of the Arts), and Benjamin Powers (Grady). APS students selected to attend Boston University: Mariah Burch (Grady) and Spencer Lai (North Atlanta). APS students selected to attend The College of Wooster: Chelsea Addison (North Atlanta), LaShanda Evans (Tech High), Janna Haywood and Erin Johnson (Grady), Lisa Paige (Booker T. Washington) and Joshua Reese (Benjamin E. Mays).
The Posse Foundation recruits and trains “posses” of students from urban high schools and sends them to elite colleges and universities with four-year full-tuition scholarships.