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North Gwinnett High School senior Joseph Yamazaki, awarded Naval ROTC college scholarship.

The United States Navy ROTC scholarship board has awarded to North Gwinnett High School senior Joseph Yamazaki a Naval ROTC college scholarship. Each year, the Navy evaluates more than 6,000 applicants and awards scholarships to only the top 10 percent. The scholarship includes full tuition, books, uniforms, three summer training cruises, and $250-$400 per month for living expenses. Upon graduation, Joseph will be commissioned as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Joseph is in the Air Force JROTC program at North Gwinnett High School. He plans to accept the scholarship offer and attend Georgia Tech. Joseph also is a candidate for appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.