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Cinthia Ibarra

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Birth Announcement

Aston Anthony Vinson was born to Brandi McCants and Anthony Vinson of Allerton on Thursday, November 12.

Scholarship Announcement

Academy of Mount St. Ursula student Cinthia Ibarra, a member of the class of 2016 and the school’s student body president, was selected for admission to the University of Pennsylvania with a QuestBridge Match Scholarship.

The Questbridge Scholarship is designed to give students from low-income backgrounds a chance to attend some of the best colleges in the United States.

This year, some 657 finalists from across the country won the scholarships, with 51 attending the University of Pennsylvania.

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