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More than 300 Twin Cities high school students awarded Wallin scholarships

The scholarships is crucial aid for students from low-income families


Wallin Education Partners

Chi Vue of Harding Senior High School in St. Paul, one of the local students who have received Wallin scholarships.

Chi Vue, the second youngest of nine children in her St. Paul family, knew that paying for college was going to be tough.

But now the Harding High School senior - and more than 300 other Twin Cities high school students - are getting a major financial boost in their pursuit four-year college degrees.

The Wallin Education Partners said Tuesday that it will give up to $16,000 over four years to 316 high school graduates from more than 50 metro schools. Wallin notified each student of their scholarships by e-mail in April and staged an in-person surprise for six of the students at Harding and four at South High School in Minneapolis to capture their reactions on video for this week's announcement.


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