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SAS North Senior Saad Siddiqui Selected for Special Program at Williams College

School for Advanced Studies North Campus student Saad Siddiqui

Saad Siddiqui

Miami, September 10, 2015 - School for Advanced Studies North Campus student Saad Siddiqui has been selected for the "Windows on Williams- WOW" Fly in Program for exceptional high school seniors. Williams has been consistently rated as the top liberal arts college in the nation and each year they invite a few high achieving students from around the country to a three day, all expense paid visit to their campus in Massachusetts. Saad will depart on September 24 and will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff, stay in an on campus dorm, and attend workshops on the application and financial aid process while he is at Williams.

Additional Recognition for Saad Siddiqui - ACT Potential Exemplar for the 2015-2016 College and Career Campaign

Saad was one of only seven young people in Florida to be chosen as a "Potential Exemplar" for the ACT 2015-2016 College and Career readiness campaign. This ACT sponsored campaign celebrates exemplary employers, community colleges, high schools, and high school seniors who promote or exemplify readiness for college and careers in states across the country and culminates with one National Exemplar per category,  who is then honored at the ACT National Gala for College and Career Readiness in June 2016 in Washington, DC.

The ACT State Council in Florida  will convene its panel of experts in education and the workforce in October to select the official exemplars for 2015-2016. Saad was chosen because of the tremendous improvement he made on his ACT scores in his most recent testing administration.

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