Friday, April 29, 2011

Kearny Student Named Gates Millennium Scholar

Congratulations to Evelyn Ramirez, newly named Gates Millennium Scholar from Kearny High School of International Business.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose. Continuing Gates Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. The Gates Millennium Scholar promotes academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, who have significant financial need, the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Evelyn will be attending the University of Redlands, where she will pursue an undergraduate degree in international business. She then plans to earn a Master’s degree in psychology.
For more information, contact Principal Ana Diaz-Booz at