Posse Scholars 2022

Two Posse Scholars for Class of '22
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Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School is proud to announce that two members of its Class of 2022 have received full-tuition scholarships from the Posse Foundation: Mia Knox and Wynton Wright.

Knox of Flossmoor will attend Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, where she plans to major in English with a minor in Educational Studies. She strives to be a teacher after college. At H-F, she is enrolled in the Child Development course and participates in a long list of activities, including Friends of Rachel, Inspirational Voices, Poetic Expression and the H-F chapter of the National Honor Society.

Wright of Homewood will attend the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisc., to major in Civil Engineering. At H-F, Wright is enrolled in College Engineering and Project Lead the Way courses and is the percussion section leader for the H-F Band. He has also participated in Boys’ Tennis, French Club, Mathletes, Student Government Executive Board, and the H-F chapters of the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honors Society, the French National Honor Society and the National Honor Society.

The Posse Scholarship program places students in supportive, multicultural groups of 10 students (posses) at select colleges and universities. Posse Scholars graduate from college at a rate of 90%. Since 1989, Posse’s partner colleges have awarded $1.6 billion in scholarships to scholars, and since 2001, Posse Scholars and alumni have won more than 600 prestigious national fellowships. Over the past decade, H-F High School has had 13 students honored with a Posse Scholarship.


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