Chillicothe’s Sydney Baxter A Semi-Finalist For The Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship

Chillicothe’s Sydney Baxter is among the 15 Missouri High School students named Semi-Finalists for the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarship.  There at 1900 semifinalists across the country vying for the scholarships, and that list will be narrowed to 250 in January.

The local Semifinalists include:

  • Sydney Baxter – Chillicothe
  • Katekyn Cupp – Marceline
  • Werthan Gass – Trenton
  • Mardee Sadowsky – Eagleville
  • Kylie Willett – Princeton

Beginning in January, the semifinalists will complete phase two of the application process – including essays, recommendations, and transcripts.  An independent selection committee will review those applications and select 250 regional finalists by the end of January who then will participate in online or in-person interviews.

150 winners will be announced in March.  They will receive a $20 thousand dollar scholarship.  They will also travel to Atlanta in April for a banquet and leadership development institute that is facilitated by scholarship alumni.

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