ATLANTA -- Atlanta Public Schools can now boast the third-highest number of 2012 Gates Millennium Scholarship winners in the United States.
The prestigious scholarship covers tuition, room and board for any major at any university. Only 1,000 students in the country receive the honor every year.
This year's recipients from APS include:
Carver Early College High School
Carver School of the Arts
Carver School of Health Sciences & Research
Frederick Douglass High School
Henry W. Grady High School
Maynard H. Jackson High School
Benjamin E. Mays High School