ROSELLE, NJ - Ebere Chukuwuyem, an eighth-grade Gifted and Talented student at Grace Wilday Junior High School, will receive the prestigious Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Scholars Scholarship. The $25,000 scholarship prepares students for top levels of academic achievement and leadership through participation in rigorous summer programs, distance education courses, a mentoring program, and academic support provided by a personal educational advisor.
Ebere is the only student from New Jersey receiving this international, competitive award.
In related news, David Sanders, JHU Testing and Talent Search Director, traveled from Baltimore to Roselle last month to provide $21,600 of free testing/membership/screening services to 240 Roselle Gifted and Talented students.
The partnership between Roselle and Johns Hopkins University continues to expand and extend each year, said Roselle Superintendent Dr. Kevin West. "My congratulations to Ebere, as well as to all of our students and their parents for participating and supporting these worthwhile and exciting opportunities. I couldn't be more proud."