Student receives scholarship
Her probable career field is English literature, according to a news release.
Canzoneri is among approximately 800 African-American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the program, a privately financed academic contest founded in 1964 to honor scholastically talented African-American youth.
It was also established to provide scholarships to a substantial number of the most outstanding participants in each annual competition.
The awards, totaling more than $2 million, are financed by grants from 34 corporate organizations and professional associations and by National Merit Scholarship Corp., a nonprofit organization.