The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation named 253 finalists in its 2010 Class of Scholars from a pool of 2,200 semifinalists.
The finalists from Washington state are:
- Nicholas Barr from Timberline High School
- Nailah Cayenne Dodd from Holy Names Academy
- Alexander Fraser from Puyallup Senior High School
- Daniel Nguyen from Franklin High School
- Mariel Rodriguez from Moses Lake Senior High School
On March 25, the students will join other finalists as they travel to Atlanta, the headquarters for The Coca-Cola Company, to compete for 53 four-year college scholarships of $20,000 and 200 four-year scholarships of $10,000. ♦