This year’s Kenwood Academy seniors have continued their predecessors’ record of winning tens of millions of dollars in scholarships even as almost every other facet of the school year is different this spring.
Some students are changing their college plans because of the pandemic, though. Hill said around a 40 students do not want to go far away from home now; others have decided not to enroll at a school that will be teaching classes online this fall. Many are opting to attend one of the City Colleges of Chicago for the fall semester, as they qualify for the system’s tuition-free Star Scholarship, and to enroll at their originally intended college or university the following year.
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