Rocklin High senior named Gates Millennium Scholar

Naomi Tweodros to attend Barnard College
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Rocklin High School senior Naomi Tewodros has been named a 2013 Gates Millennium Scholar. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.

Tewodros will use her Gates Millennium scholarship to attend Barnard College, in New York, where she will major in economics.

Gates Millennium Scholars are also awarded personal and professional development through a comprehensive leadership program. They are also offered academic support throughout their college careers. Tewodros plans a career in international relations and plans to take full advantage of these opportunities.