10 area students win Achievement scholarships

Ten Charlotte-area students were named this week as winners of Achievement Scholarship awards as part of the National Merit Scholarship program.

The students were among 800 African-American high school seniors across the nation to win scholarships in the annual competition, which offers more than $2 million in awards.

The area winners comprised four from Mecklenburg County, three from Union County, two from York County and one from Catawba County.

Charlotte-area winners and their probable career fields:


• Brianna Hardeo, Cato Middle College; physical therapy.

• Ebony Hargro, North Mecklenburg High; human rights.

• Tranice Warner, Cato Middle College; civil engineering.

• Christian White, Charlotte Latin; electrical engineering.


• Kyle Danner, Maiden High; mechanical engineering.


• Adrienne Bonar, Marvin Ridge High; mechanical engineering.

• Cara Edwards, Marvin Ridge High; international relations.

• Fhoenix Frager, Marvin Ridge High; anesthesiology.


• Nathaniel Brown, Rock Hill High; statistics.

• Kristen Tucker, Rock Hill High; chemical engineering.