State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announced that 200 high school seniors have been selected as recipients of the first annual CHET Advance Scholarship. Each student will receive a $2,500 grant to help put their college dreams within reach.

Winners were randomly selected from a pool of 3,635 applicants from 85 public high schools, 10 parochial high schools and three independent high schools in Connecticut. Two of the winners are home-schooled students. Students from Trumbull include: Rachel S. Carron, Brianne M. Clancy, Brandon C. Cole, Christie E. Costello and Shaun Rimkunas.