A trio of students from Friendship Public Charter School will receive full four-year tuition scholarships thanks to the Posse Foundation, a national nonprofit that aims to help students from diverse backgrounds pursue their academics.

The winners of the award are Kendra Spruill, Phillip Pride and Kirk Murphy. Spruill will attend Bucknell University while Pride and Murphy have accepted places at Sewanee: The University of the South. They will study Psychology, Computer Science and Business Management respectively.