November 29, 2018
Wahkiakum High School Senior Ellie Leitz was one of 95,000 students to apply for a $20,000 scholarship in the 2019 CocaCola Scholars Program.
She, along with 1,895 students from across the US, has been selected as a semifinalist.
In the second phase of competition, Leitz and the other semifinalists will submit essays, transcripts and recommendations to be reviewed by an independent selection committee.
The winners will be announced in March.
Over the past 31 years, the CocaCola Scholars Program has provided over $69 million in scholarships to 6,150 students.