Raleigh, NC, March 27, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com), a preK-12 college preparatory school community located in north Raleigh, has announced that Kristen P. Ziegler has been named a finalist in the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship competition. Since 1964, the privately-funded competition has been awarding outstanding academic achievement among black American high school students, based on their PSAT scores from their junior year. Ziegler is one of about 1,200 students who were named finalists in this year’s competition.
“It is an honor to have a Trinity Academy of Raleigh student as a finalist in the National Achievement Scholarship competition,” said Littlejohn. “Kristen has shown dedication to her academics and we are proud of this wonderful accomplishment. We look forward to her continued success.”
- The National Achievement Scholarship Program is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding black American high school students. For more information, visit www.nationalmerit.org.
About Trinity Academy of Raleigh:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a pre-K through12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in North Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 312 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit www.trinityacademy.com.
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