Ben Davis seniors named Gates Millennium Scholars

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Two Ben Davis High School seniors are getting a great honor.

Michael Araya and Derrick Moore have both won a Gates Millennium Scholarship funded by Microsoft’s Bill Gates.

The scholarship covers expenses at any university in the U.S.

Araya has been accepted to three Ivy League schools as well as Stanford, Duke and Johns Hopkins Universities.

Moore is headed for Azusa Pacific University in California and plans to attend law school at Stanford. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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