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Scholarships to ECU awarded

Michael Denning Jr.
Michael Denning Jr.

Ten area high school seniors are recipients of the EC Scholars program, the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate academic scholarship program at East Carolina University.

Michael Denning Jr., Wake Early College of Health and Sciences, is the son of Michael Denning Sr. and Renita Denning of Garner. He received guaranteed acceptance in ECU’s Brody School of Medicine upon graduation.

Brooks Holt, daughter of Van and Lisa Holt of Pittsboro, attends Northwood High School and plans to major in nursing.

Colin Johnson,North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, plans to major in biology and health services management. His parents are Charlie and Lisa Collins of Greenville, and Kurt Johnson of Ellicott City, Md.

Ananya Koripella is the daughter of Nirmala Koripella and the granddaughter of Ramalingeswara Rao and Santha Mallipudi of Cary. She attends Panther Creek High School and plans to major in public health studies.

Megan Moomaw, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, is the daughter of William and Amy Moomaw of Marion. She received guaranteed acceptance in ECU’s Brody School of Medicine upon graduation.

Tiffany Nguyen is the daughter of Linh and Tuananh Nguyen of Cary, attends Green Hope High School, and plans to major in computer science.

Emma O’Brien, Enloe GT Magnet High School, plans to major in business management. She is the daughter of Laura and Mark O’Brien of Wake Forest.

Nicky Quiñones attends the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. She is the daughter of Fernando Ignatius and Cheryl Lynn Quiñones and plans to major in clinical laboratory science.

Anup “Palak” Sanghvi, Raleigh Charter High School, plans to major in biomedical engineering and computer science. He is the son of Yogesh and Ragini Sanghvi of Raleigh.

Brinda Sarathy, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, plans to major in biology and biomedical engineering. She is the daughter of Sripriya and Partha Sarathy.

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