Frazier Preparatory Academy Student Selected as Daniel Murphy Scholar
CHICAGO, Ill. – Frazier Preparatory Academy eighth grade student Quinnyata Bellows was recently selected as a Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF) recipient for the Class of 2015. Ms. Bellows will receive a full scholarship to attend a Chicago area boarding or independent day school of her choice.
“I am honored to receive such a prestigious scholarship,” Bellows said. “It proves that hard work pays off and it sends a message to other students that being smart and working hard is better than making poor decisions based on peer pressure. ”
As a student at Frazier, Ms. Bellows excels academically and is a leader in her school community. She currently holds a 3.86 cumulative GPA and scored in the 88th percentile in reading, 99th percentile in math and 97th percentile in science on the 2010 Illinois Student Achievement Test. Ms. Bellows is the President of the Frazier Student Council and is a member of the step team, choir, drama club, peer tutoring group and calligraphy club.
“Quinnyata is always willing to help others,” said Lakita Little, Chief Administrative Officer, Frazier Preparatory Academy. “She takes initiative above and beyond what is expected. She is a role model and mentor for her peers. Although she is very talented in many ways she is still compassionate and personable.”
Ms. Bellows is currently undecided on what school she would like to attend but has expressed an interest in North Shore Day School and Chicago Academy for the Arts.
About Frazier Preparatory Academy
Frazier Preparatory Academy is located at 4027 West Grenshaw in Chicago, Ill. 60624. Frazier was recently recognized by Chicago Public Schools for the second-largest percentage increase, or gain, among charter and contract elementary schools, with one-year growth on the on 2010 Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) Composite.
About Mosaica Education
Mosaica Education, Inc. is a global education company that operates high-performing schools and provides related services in the United States and Internationally. Mosaica has educated over 45,000 children since its inception. The company manages 90 school programs in eight states, the District of Columbia and the Middle East. Mosaica-managed schools utilize a unique school design, which combines a proprietary curriculum Paragon®, with state-of-the-art technology. Paragon offers a hands-on approach focused on the multiple intelligences and individualized learning styles through a thematic approach of study that covers multiple subject areas.