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Mia Weinstein and her mom.

Mia Weinstein and her mom.

North Springs Charter High School’s Mia Weinstein, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Weinstein of Sandy Springs, has been named a Georgia Tech Stamps Presidential Scholar. This honor is bestowed each year on Tech’s top 10 President’s Scholars (typically five in-state and five out of state students), chosen from among the university’s nearly 8,000 early applicants.

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Stamps Leadership Scholars is Tech’s most prestigious academic/leadership program and includes a full-ride four-year scholarship; a $4,250 research grant or public service internship stipend; and study abroad travel experience valued at approximately $8,500. This year’s Stamps Scholars will participate in an outdoor leadership expedition in Scotland this summer and will be able to attend bi-annual Stamps Scholars National Conventions.

Weinstein, a math magnet student at North Springs, graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She served as president of Beta Club, was a three-year varsity cheerleader and member of National Honor Society, Invisible Children, 21st Century Leaders and North Springs’ Jewish Culture Club.

As a magnet intern, she assisted in the math department at Davis Academy, the school she attended through the eighth grade. Outside of school, Weinstein volunteered for Amy’s Holiday Party and Bargainata and served on the board of Creating Connected Communities.

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