Trinity Academy Of Raleigh Student Named Semifinalist In Scholarship Competition

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Thu Dec 10 2009

Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (, a preK-12 college preparatory school community located in North Raleigh, has announced that Kristin Ziegler has been named a semifinalist in the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship competition. Since 1964, the privately funded competition has been awarding outstanding academic achievement among black high school students, based on their PSAT scores from their junior year. Ziegler is one of only 1,600 students who were named semifinalists in this year’s competition.

"It is an honor to have a Trinity Academy of Raleigh student as a semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship competition," said Littlejohn. "Kristin has shown dedication to her academics and we are proud of her accomplishments. We look forward to her continued success."

- Thirteen hundred students will be notified in late January that they have advanced to finalist standing.

- Trinity Academy of Raleigh currently enrolls 312 students.

Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a preK-12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in North Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review, and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 312 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School, Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit

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