PRESS RELEASE – June 2, 2020
Claire E Kent has been selected as a winner of the State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship. Pursuant to an Agreement with National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), this Special Scholarship award is sponsored by State Farm Companies Foundation.
Special Scholarships are underwritten by many of the business organizations that also provide Merit
Scholarship® awards for students who qualify as Finalists in the National Merit® Scholarship
Program. Winners of Special Scholarships are chosen based on their academic accomplishments from a pool of candidates who fulfilled the sponsor’s criteria and scored high on the 2018 PSAT/NMSQT®.
Claire is a salutatorian of Fluvanna County High School’s Class of 2020. Claire has been a member of the Blue Ridge Virtual Governor’s School, the Academic Team, Trebuchet Club, Political Awareness Club, Student Government, and Beta Club. She has been working at Cuppa Joe as a barista and enjoys dance.
Claire plans to attend the University of Virginia majoring in Aerospace Engineering.