East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School senior Andrew Schwarzman was selected as a semifinalist in the 2018 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.
Andrew is among 1,936 students who were selected from more than 90,000 applicants from across the country. He will continue on through the selection process in the hopes of being one of 150 Coca-Cola scholars to receive a $20,000 scholarship.
Semifinalists were honored for their exceptional leadership skills, academic abilities and community service. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation provides scholarship programs and lifelong enrichment opportunities in support of individuals who seek to make a difference in the world. After the semifinalist applications are reviewed by the organization’s Program Reading Committee, 250 semifinalists will advance as regional finalists, with 150 becoming Coca-Cola Scholars.