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Only in Print: Seven Local ‘Rising Stars’ Receive Scholarships

Among this year’s Rising Stars scholarship recipients were (from left) Dylan Louis, Tyler Michel, Darren Marchong, Carlos Ureña, and Hayden Cutile.(Photos: Courtesy of Rising Stars Youth Foundation)

WINDSOR TERRACE — Seven local Catholic high school students are realizing their academic and athletic dreams, thanks to scholarships from the Rising Stars Youth Foundation. Rising Stars, established in the early 1980s, is a charitable program that builds character, promotes education, and reinforces important values through a unifying interest in basketball. Their goal is that every student who graduates from high school is college-ready and prepared to succeed in life.

The foundation annually evaluates students’ applications with academic and athletic promise for donor-funded scholarships through the Rising Stars Scholars Program…

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