Two Delta High School seniors, Beki Atchley and Claire Corbasson, have been selected for the Daniels Scholarship Program.
Corbasson plans to attend college in Washington or Pennsylvania and study either computer science or environmental engineering. She would also like to study abroad one year.
Earlier this week, The Daniels Fund announced the names of 218 high school seniors from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming whose exceptional character, leadership, and commitment to the community have earned them a place in the Daniels Scholarship Program.
Approximately 1,850 students completed the application for the Daniels Scholarship Program this year. Of the 218 students selected as 2019 Daniels Scholars, 134 are from Colorado, 24 are from New Mexico, 33 are from Utah, and 27 are from Wyoming.
"We're excited to welcome these impressive young people into the family of Daniels Scholars," said Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund. "Our goal is to help each of these scholars succeed in college and ultimately become independent, successful in a rewarding career, and actively engaged in their community."
Daniels Scholars may attend any accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States. The program covers the educational expenses that remain after any other scholarships, financial aid, and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) have been applied. For students choosing to attend one of the Daniels Fund's 25 partner schools, the EFC is also covered.
Motivated high school seniors graduating in 2020 are encouraged to visit DanielsFund.org this fall to apply online for the Daniels Scholarship Program.