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Southridge Valedictorian Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarship to Attend Stanford University

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Gianna Nino, the valedictorian at Southridge High School, has some good news! Gianna Nino, the valedictorian at Southridge High School, has some good news!
KENNEWICK, WA -  Gianna Nino, the valedictorian at Southridge High School, has some good news!

NBC Right Now spoke with her a couple months ago, she was waiting to hear back from colleges and worrying about how she was going to pay for school, once she was accepted.
Gianna is the oldest of her siblings and will be the first in her family to go to college.
   
She works in the fields each summer to help her family.
    
She got some great news. She has been accepted to Stanford university and says paying for school is no longer a problem.
   
She was awarded a Gates Millennium Scholarship from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation!
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