Congratulations are in order for three Lawton Public School seniors!
Anna Swierkosz (MacArthur High School), Kaitlin Mizell (MacArthur High School) and Nathaniel Bowman (Lawton High School) were named as Oklahoma’s 2021 Academic All-Staters! They are among the top 100 public high school seniors, selected from 379 nominations statewide.
The 2021 Academic All-State class is the 35th to be selected by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.
This year’s All-Staters scored an average of 33 on the ACT, with 11 recipients scoring a perfect 36. The students’ average GPA was 4.26. In addition, 34 of this year’s All-Staters are National Merit semifinalists, and two are National Hispanic Scholar semifinalists.
Each of this year’s All-Staters will receive a $1,000 merit-based scholarship and a medallion. The All-Staters will be recognized at the foundation’s 35th annual Academic Awards Celebration on Saturday, May 22, at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa. Since the award program’s inception in 1987, some 3,500 high school seniors from 330 school districts have been named Academic All-State scholars. See the full list.