Abutaleb and Ruppel Named Stamps Banneker/Key Scholars

Abutaleb and Ruppel Named Stamps Banneker/Key Scholars

Abutaleb and Ruppel Named Stamps Banneker/Key Scholars

Two incoming Clark School students have been named Stamps Banneker/Key Scholars.

Nadia Abutaleb, who will graduate as a leader in her class in spring 2012 from Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, Md., plans to study bioengineering and has been accepted to the Integrated Life Sciences Program in the Honors College. Abutaleb is part of the National Honors Society at her school and the National Society of High School Scholars. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family and friends, playing sports, and participating in community service.

Emily Ruppel is number one in her class at Loch Raven High School in Baltimore County where she was an award-winning scholar athlete (cross-country). She is planning to study engineering and has been accepted to the Gemstone Program in the Honors College. In high school, she was president of the Math Honor Society and served as secretary of the Class of 2012. Ruppel was active in instrumental music in the marching, pit orchestra, and the symphonic winds of Loch Raven and the Baltimore County Honors Ensembles.

Each student will receive a merit scholarship that covers the entire cost of tuition, room, board, and a book allowance each year for four years of undergraduate study. The Stamps Banneker/Key Scholarship also provides up to $5,000 per student to be used for research opportunities, internship experiences, attendance at professional meetings, study abroad, or other student-initiated learning opportunities approved on a case-by-case basis.

The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. gives grants to its partner colleges and universities to support student scholarships and fellowships.

For more information about the program and this year's winners, visit the Banneker/Key Scholars web site.

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May 17, 2012


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