Lindbergh High seniors have exceptional year

Lindbergh High School seniors had an exceptional 2010 and are soaring to promising plans that further their lives, educations and careers with more than 94 percent of the class headed to college and 280 students awarded scholarships.

LHS consistently has been ranked among America’s best high schools by Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report — and with good reason. This year, 280 of the class’ 444 graduates were offered 665 scholarships with a total monetary value of $10.1 million. Included in the scholarships were 38 Bright Flight students, 140 A+ candidates, 29 athletic awards and nine music, theater and art awards.

The high school’s class of 2010 also includes five National Merit Finalists, five National Merit Semifinalists, seven National Merit Commended Students, one National Achievement Scholarship recipient and 12 International Baccalaureate diploma candidates.

In addition, 185 students earned college preparatory certificates, 45 students received George Washington Carver Awards and 151 students were named Charles A. Lindbergh Scholars.