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Edison Student is Awarded "The Beat the Odds" Scholarship: Only Six Students Received this Award
Friday, April 22, 2016 7:20 AM


Shamaria Jordan is one of six students who received this year's "The Beat the Odds® scholarship." This program honors outstanding high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity in life to achieve academic excellence, demonstrate leadership in their communities and aspire to attend college. Each year, through a competitive review process, Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota selects five of the most deserving Twin Cities-area high school students for a Beat the Odds scholarship to be put toward college expenses. Way to go Shamaria! Read the fully story at

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