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Gladys Cook Scholarship winners announced
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Gladys Cook Scholarship winners announced

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The DeKalb County Council of PTAs has announced this year's winners of the Gladys Cook Scholarship.

The prize, named for a former DeKalb PTA president, is awarded annually to one student from each county high school. It comes with $1,000 for them to use toward their college educations.

"I want to congratulate each of the wonderful students recognized by the Council of PTAs and the Gladys Cook Scholarship," DeKalb Schools Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson said in a statement. "One of our slogans is, 'Miracles Happen in DeKalb Schools Every Day.' These students and their inspiring stories are outstanding examples of those miracles."

This year's scholarship recipients include:

Arabia Mountain High School
Kyle Jackson Woumn
Will attend Georgia Tech
Major: Computer engineering and Spanish

Cedar Grove High School
Brittany Sherrell Gas
Will attend Georgia Southern University
Major: Criminal justice

Chamblee Charter High School
Jasmine Alicia Clayton
Will attend the University of Georgia
Major: Graphic communications

Clarkston High School
Makiya Adem Moti
Will attend Georgia Perimeter College
Major: Nursing

DeKalb School of the Arts
Sydny A. Caldwell
Will attend Howard University
Major: Computer science and dance

Druid Hills High School
Kip David Lacy
Will attend the University of Georgia
Major: Medical research (autoimmune diseases)

Lithonia High School
Kaelyn Tyler Paschal
Will attend Emory University
Major: Biology and pre-medicine (anesthesiology)

McNair High School
Stanley Louis Stewart
Will attend Northeastern University or Brown University
Major: Journalism (digital media)

Miller Grove High School
Safia Abdirahim Abdirizak
Will attend Mercer University
Major: International business

Redan High School
Kaylin Victoria Ashlyn Riggs
Will attend South Carolina School of Leadership
Major: Sociology and psychology

Southwest DeKalb High School
Demetria Charlaine Dickins
Will attend North Carolina A&T State University
Major: Architectural engineering

Stephenson High School
Jonathan Alden DeBowles
Will attend Georgia State University
Major: Business administration

Tucker High School
Frances Claire Lippy
Will attend Western Carolina University
Major: Nursing

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