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School for Advanced Studies Announces 20 QuestBridge Finalists for 2014

Miami, October 23, 2014 - QuestBridge Scholars, a program that matches talented high school seniors with admission and full scholarships to top colleges and universities, announced this week that 20 students at the School for Advanced Studies have been selected as Finalists.

Mir Ahmed, Sharleen Cineas, Neyissa Desir, Ricardo Espinoza, Diego Garcia, Santiago Gutierrez, Andrew Hutchens, Samuel Lopez, Richy Meleus, Lien Morcate, Zoey Needham, Stephanie Noceda, Brittany Osejo,  Jordan Lee Parra, Rafael Pimentel, Pablo Piriz, Sophia Santa-Cruz, Sabrina Smith, Romeo Umana, and Yasmeen Wood are the fortunate SAS 2014 QuestBridge Finalists.

SAS teachers and counselors are worthy of a big thank you due to the time and effort they dedicated to so many QuestBridge applicants.  To have 20 Finalists at one high school in Miami is an incredible achievement. SAS Principal, Dr. Omar Monteagudo, was ecstatic when he received the news and congratulates the students for their extraordinary accomplishment.

The selection of QuestBridge Finalists is based on their academic, financial, and extracurricular credentials. Finalists who ranked colleges will be considered for the College Match Scholarship, which covers tuition, room and board, and other expenses for all four years of college. On December 1st, results of the College Match will be announced.

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