Like year’s past, the 2020 AJC Cup features winners with a variety of post-graduation aspirations.
Some, such as Frederick Douglass High School’s Camryn Turnipseed, plan to attend a historically black college or university (HBCU). Turnipseed will major in engineering at Howard University. Others, like Marine Corps. bound Ashantay Boyd of Phoenix Academy, plan to serve their country in the military.
Some students have have made unique strides in their high school years.
Hillgrove High School’s Logan Mossor is a second-degree black belt and certified Taekwondo instructor. Morgan Perkins, who graduated from Cambridge High School, has received national recognition for her efforts with SkillsUSA and video production. Meanwhile, Creekside High School’s Sensoury McKay got accepted into more than two dozen colleges and universities.
Although there won't be a ceremony or program for the students to be recognized in front of their peers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will recognize each winner in the newspaper and on AJC.com.