Class of 2000 Earns $12 Million in Scholarships

Early figures indicate that graduating seniors in the Long Beach Unified School District's Class of 2000 have already won $12,277,143 in scholarships to colleges and universities. A total of 1,251 scholarships have been won so far, with an average scholarship value of $9,814. Members of the Class of 2000 were offered scholarships at dozens of top universities including Stanford, Harvard, Duke, Columbia, MIT, Georgetown, Brown, Northwestern, Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, UCLA and USC.