(05/10/2023) A total of 29 students from Anoka-Hennepin Schools were named Wallin Scholars, a competitive scholarship that provides up to $16,000 over four years in support of higher education pursuits. Scholars also receive advice and support from Wallin Education Partners.
The mission of Wallin Education Partners is to enable college and career success for Minnesota students with financial need through scholarships, comprehensive advising support, and collaboration with educational, business and philanthropic partners.
The class of 2023 adds to a long-list of Anoka-Hennepin students and families that have benefited through the support provided by Wallin. In 31 years of awarding scholarships, Wallin Education Partners has named nearly 550 Anoka-Hennepin students as Wallin Scholars, which equates to more than $12 million of aid.
The 2023 class of Wallin Scholars is the largest ever and celebrates 361 four-year scholars from more than 70 high schools to total more than $8 million in support. This year’s class of Wallin Scholars is 88% students of color and 74% first generation students. Watch the 2023 Wallin Scholars surprise video and see a full list of scholars at www.wallinscholars.org.
Wallin Scholars from Coon Rapids High School:
- Wiletha Davies
- Idhil Mohamed
- Chris Varghese