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Montgomery County Students to Compete In Vegas for Scholarships

2014 ACT-SO Gold Medalists for Montgomery County
2014 ACT-SO Gold Medalists for Montgomery County

The Montgomery County NAACP is saluting nine students for excellence in their high school studies.

The students will be celebrated at the ACT-SO Showcase at the Peace at the Valley Baptist Church Sunday, July 13, at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The accomplished national nominees include:

From Poolesville High School in Poolesville,
Sarah Fahey for Dance, Howard Nicholson III for Medicine & Health and Kameron J. Brown for Oratory;

From Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring,
Ingrid Ngaku for Biology and Ronnita Freeman in Vocal Contemporary;

From Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda,
Miranda Milo for Vocal Classical and Chizbam Nwagwu for Short Story;

From Watkins Mills High School in Gaithersberg,
Abiemwense Emokpae in Instrumental Contemporary;

From James H. Blake High School in Silver Spring,
Nathan Peoples in Poetry.

The students will advance to the national Afro-Academic Cultural Technological-Scientific Olympics competition in Las Vegas July 17 through 20 to compete for scholarship funding for college.

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