Carver STEAM Academy and Purpose Built Schools Atlanta are proud to announce that Aquantis Clemmons, Class of 2023 Valedictorian, has been selected as a Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient awarded by The Gates Scholarship. This year, only one percent of all applicants received this prestigious award.
As one of eight students from Atlanta Public Schools to receive this honor, Aquantis now belongs to an elite group of young leaders—all of whom represent the very pinnacle of academic achievement, service, and commitment.
“We are proud of Aquantis’ leadership and resilience,” says Principal Andrew Fuller, Carver STEAM. “Aquantis is our valedictorian, football state defensive player of the year, the recipient of a full athletic scholarship, and now, the winner of this competitive Gates Scholar award. He represents the greatness that’s within each and every Carver STEAM scholar.”
In addition to funding Aquantis’ undergraduate education, The Gates Scholarship will help him hone his leadership skills, prepare for professional life, and start building an enduring network of fellow Scholars and other distinguished individuals.
As one of 750 Scholars chosen from a pool of over 51,000 applicants from across the nation, he will have access to a range of support services, including mentoring, leadership development, wellness, career guidance, internship and job opportunities, and more.