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SAS Kendall Junior Wins 2015 Hamilton Award

Juan Archineigas

Miami, May 26, 2015 - SAS Kendall junior Juan Arciniegas has won the 2015 Hamilton Award and is now officially invited to the Hamilton Leaders Academy in Seattle, Washington. Juan was one of 36 students chosen from all over the United States that included over 600 very competitive applications.

The Hamilton Leaders Academy is a no-cost-to-student program that helps students get into college, transition to college, and succeed while in college. Currently the program is two years in length. Each year of the program includes an "academic-year" of curriculum, running from September to April, along with a week-long summer leadership camp we call "Leader Week." The academic year consists of individual support through email and phone calls and group support through conference calls. Each "Leader Week" takes place in a different location. The first year takes place in Seattle, the second year concludes with an international service experience. Students are selected based on criteria that includes financial need, academic performance, leadership potential and commitment to service.

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