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James Clemens High student awarded $10K scholarship

Michelle Abreo is now the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from an association representing school technology throughout the state of Alabama. (Source: Madison City Schools) Michelle Abreo is now the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from an association representing school technology throughout the state of Alabama. (Source: Madison City Schools)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A James Clemens High School student is now the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from an association representing school technology throughout the state of Alabama.

Michelle Abreo was awarded  the Alabama Education Technology Association’s Debbie B. Rice Memorial Scholarship, which is named after a beloved founding member, former board member, treasure and great friend of AETA.

Abreo plans to pursue an engineering degree from the University of Alabama, Auburn University, or the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the JCHS JETStream school newspaper, co-founder and president of the Environmental Club, National Honor Society, Jet Pilot Advisory Committee and multiple community volunteer endeavors such as Helping Hands Hygiene Drive, Crestwood Medical Hospital. Manna House, Sci-Quest and Community Outreach.

In her essay, she wrote “I want to make a difference in the world. … I hope to transform the insights I will gain from working with cutting-edge technology into useful diagnostics and devices that will benefit society, in addition to joining community service clubs that participate in outreach programs.”

Abreo interned at the Boeing Company, scored a 35 on her ACT and is a National Merit Semi-finalist. I

Criteria for the scholarship can be found by clicking here

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