GLHS senior Kevin Swaggerty was awarded a highly competitive scholarship to Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Out of almost 15,000 national applicants, Kevin was one of about 1100 students who received the Quest Bridge Scholarship. This is a national scholarship program that matches high-achieving seniors with full four-year scholarships to some of the nation’s top colleges. Kevin’s scholarship to Washington University covers the full cost of attendance: tuition, room, board, books, supplies, and travel expenses for four years. In this case, the scholarship is worth approximately $300,000.
Quest Bridge scholars have an average of a 3.93 GPA and a 30-33 on the ACT. Ninety-three percent are in the top 10% of their classes.