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Boyds Student Awarded Allergen Foundation Scholarship


Boyds resident Ananya Tadikonda has been awarded a National Merit Allergan Foundation Scholarship.

The Allergan Foundation, a U.S.-based private charitable foundation endowed by Allergan plc announced that two Maryland students have been awarded a 2019 Allergan Foundation Scholarship. Tadikonda, a graduating senior at Richard Montgomery High School, will receive a National Merit Allergan Foundation Scholarship. Additionally, an Allergan Foundation Scholarship has been awarded to Dean Ceresini, a Towson resident and graduate of Calvert Hall College High School.

Each student will receive a scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years of additional college undergraduate study.

Tadikonda will complete her one-year as the Student Member of the Montgomery County Board Education on June 30. She currently serves as chair of the Board's Strategic Planning Committee and as a member of the Policy Management Committee. For the past six years, she has held several student government leadership positions, including serving with the M