EFA Student Semifinalist for Merit Scholarship
September 13, 2013
ELMIRA -- (WENY) Theo Keeley-LeClaire is the only student in the Elmira City School District to earn this honor and now he's among the top high school seniors in the nation. He first found out from his school newscast this morning and says all his classmates turned around and cheered.
He says chemistry is his favorite subject and it was his chemistry teacher that introduced him to the SAT tutor who helped him prepare. He qualified with his P-SAT score of two twenty nine
Now Tayo waits to hear if he made it into the finals, after submitting the rest of his application along with his SAT scores, which he scored a 23 hundred on.
Winners are given a 25 hundred dollar scholarship. But for Tayo it isn't about the prize.