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C Spire Wireless Academic All-Star Presented To Collierville Student


Collierville, Tenn. (October 9, 2012) – Savely Zakharenko, a senior at Germantown High School, has been named a C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars Award winner.

He was one of six students in the Greater Memphis area who received this week’s award for General Scholarship. C Spire Wireless will recognize more than 160 students during the 2012-2013 school year. He and other weekly winners will be honored at a luncheon at the Hilton Memphis, Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Savely is a member of the school’s International Baccalaureate program. He holds a 4.58 weighted grade point average, scored 34 on the ACT and 2190 on the SAT. He has been recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist and an AP Scholar with Distinction. He was chosen to participate in the 2012 Student Congress on Public Education and the Tennessee Governor’s School for International Studies.

Having emigrated from Russia when he was two years old, Savely is fluent in Russian and Spanish. He also is a talented pianist and violinist. He currently is ranked third in a class of 445 seniors. He is president and founder of the school’s Chess Club, vice president of the Beta Club, President of Model United Nations, and President of the National Science Honor Society.

The C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars program was conceived to identify and recognize high school students for excellence in academics, school leadership and community service. Now in its seventh year, the C Spire Academic All-Stars Awards are presented weekly for 28 weeks during the academic year from nominations submitted by school administrators. Judges include educators from Rhodes College, The University of Memphis, Le-Moyne Owen College and Christian Brothers University. Each Sunday during the year, C Spire Academic All-Stars are announced in The Commercial Appeal.

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