Congratulations to senior Julia Wang for being selected to receive a $2,500 AXA Achievement Scholarship for her post-secondary education, along with a $1,000 grant for Ladue Horton Watkins High School, to be used for professional development activities.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
Students who receive this scholarship are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse but share the following qualities:
- Ambition and drive
- Determination to set and reach goals
- Respect for self, family and community
- Ability to succeed in college
To be considered for the scholarship, students must also demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.