Turner lauded

Published 11:45 pm Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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HAHNVILLE — Julian Turner, a Hahnville High School senior, was named as one of the 1600 outstanding black American high school seniors nationwide who have been designated a semifinalist in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.

From the 1,600 semifinalists, about 1,300 are expected to advance to the Finalist level, and in January will be notified of this designation.

Approximately 800 Achievement Scholarship awards worth about $2.5 million will be offered in the spring.