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C Spire Wireless Academic All-Star Presented To Memphis Student


Germantown, Tenn. (December 3, 2012) – Marica Bryson, a senior at Central High School, has been named a C Spire Wireless Academic All-Stars Award winner.

Bryson is 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 year. Bryson and other weekly winners will be honored at a luncheon at the Hilton Memphis, Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Bryson is a well-rounded student who enjoys being challenged academically. She holds a 4.70 weighted grade point average, scored 28 on the ACT and currently ranks fourth in a competitive class of 369 seniors. Bryson was accepted into the Memphis Prep Program and attended Phillip Andover Academy last summer where she studied calculus and writing for success. During her junior year, Bryson received the Yale Book Award. She also attended the Tennessee Governor’s School for IT Leadership where her team won first place in a business competition.

In addition, Bryson is a five-year recipient of the Memphis City Schools William H. Sweet Award for Academic Excellence. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, where she serves as president. Bryson writes for the Teen Appeal and works on the yearbook committee. She is a member of the Student Council and Key Club.

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 7th 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, LeMoyne-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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