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Hartford Students Surprised With Full Scholarships To Trinity College

Hartford Students Surprised With Full Scholarships To Trinity College

Three top high school seniors at Global Communications Academy in Hartford thought they would be talking to the school's elementary-aged children about college Thursday morning, but when Trinity College's blue and gold Bantam rooster mascot sashayed out to the beat of the school's drum band, they began to get a hint.

Then Trinity's head of admissions, Angel B. Perez, called for seniors Kiera Flynn, Giovanni Jones and Tiana Starks to come forward and announced that they were not only accepted to Trinity, but awarded full scholarships including room and board — a value of $68,000 yearly.

"These students have worked hard, they got good grades, they did tons of things after...

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