Tyriek Mack – Congratulations!

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by Admin

Congratulations to Tyriek Mack!Congratulations to Tyriek Mack! We are proud to announce that Tyriek will study economics at Harvard University this summer as part of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Scholars Summer Enrichment Program. Tyriek competed with over 200 students from the District of Columbia to win one of only 56 coveted slots in this highly competitive program. He has been awarded a full scholarship for tuition, room and board and travel costs.

The OSSE Scholars Program, formerly the High Achievers Program, was created in 2012 to help high achieving high school sophomores and juniors in the District of Columbia jump start their college experience. Students participate in six to seven week summer programs with top notch universities around the country. Participating universities include Barnard College at Columbia, Boston University, California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, MIT, Northwestern, Smith, and Stanford. Awardees are chosen based upon academic achievement, community involvement, leadership skills, maturity and commitment to higher education.