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Durham seniors vie for scholarship

Two Durham seniors are semifinalists for a scholarship program sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

Keith Beasley of Hillside High and Inestin Petit-Homme of Middle College High School at Durham Tech were among the 2,200 semifinalists chosen out of more than 102,000 applicants from across the nation.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is funded by the soft drink company and bottlers to provide scholarship programs and enrichment opportunities in support of exceptional young people.