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Smithsburg teen receives $10,000 scholarship

July 02, 2007

Brittany R. Clevenger of Smithsburg High School recently received a $10,000 scholarship as part of the fifth annual Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars program, according to a Northrop Grumman Corp. press release.

Clevenger was one of 24 students in the state to receive a scholarship. Northrop Grumman will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, according to the release.

The scholarship program supports high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an engineering-related field. Candidates must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering curriculum. The funds can be used for tuition, books, lodging and meals, according to the release.

To be eligible for the scholarship, each applicant had to be a resident of Maryland and a graduating senior this spring from a public or accredited private high school in the state. Applicants also had to meet minimum SAT and GPA requirements, according to the release.

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Information about the Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars program can be found at www.es.northropgrumman.com/engscholars/index.html.ars.

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