Ryley Olsen receives Davis Scholarship
VERGENNES — Ryley Olsen of Vergennes has received a scholarship to continue her high school education at United World College Dilijan in Armenia. The daughter of Meghan and Rodney Olsen, Ryley recently completed her junior year at Vergennes Union High School. She attended the High Mountain Institute in Colorado for a semester, backpacking in the mountains of Colorado and canyons of Utah.
Ryley was among 60 U.S. students selected for the merit-based Davis Scholarships.
UWC is an international high school for 16- to 19-year-olds with 18 campuses worldwide whose mission is to unite cultures through education, thus creating a peaceful, sustainable world. UWC students represent up to 90 countries at some campuses; many come from conflict regions.
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