Published: January 26, 1982
Out of a field of some 300,000 high-school seniors, 102 have been named Century III Leaders--two from each state and the District of Columbia.
The annual scholarship competition is based not on grades or test scores, but on leadership ability, community involvement, and awareness of current events.
Each of the state winners will receive a $1,500 college scholarship. In March, they will compete for additional scholarships at the national Century III Leaders conference in Williamsburg, Va. The national winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship, and nine semifinalists will receive...