Several DeKalb County students won Achievement Scholarship awards for black Americans, and will receive $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Winners were: Tsion A. Horra, of Tucker High School; Jamila N. Pegues, of Arabia Mountain High; Amanda K. Bennett, of Chamblee High; and Trevor K. Lindsay, of Columbia High.
They were among more than 160,000 students who entered, and were selected based on test scores, academic performance, school endorsement and an essay.
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