CeCe Morris '24 awarded QuestBridge Scholarship

Regina Dominican High School Senior awarded QuestBridge Scholarship


Wilmette, IL- Regina Dominican is proud to announce that senior, Cece Morris, is a recipient of the QuestBridge Match Scholarship and has matched at the University of Chicago. 

Match Scholarship Recipients are admitted early to QuestBridge college partners with full four-year scholarships provided by the colleges and universities, ensuring for these students and their families that an education at a top college is affordable. QuestBridge’s partners include top colleges and universities such as Brown, Claremont McKenna, Columbia, MIT, Northwestern, Swarthmore, Vanderbilt, and Williams. The Match Scholarship is made up of a generous financial aid package provided by the college that covers the full cost of attendance, including tuition, housing and food, books and supplies, and travel expenses.

QuestBridge is proud to announce the results of the 2023 QuestBridge National College Match, a program that connects high-achieving high school seniors with full four-year scholarships to 50 of the nation’s best colleges. Out of over 20,800 applicants, QuestBridge selected 6,683 Finalists to be considered for the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship (Match Scholarship). This year, QuestBridge’s 50 college partners matched with 2,242 Finalists, who are recognized as Match Scholarship Recipients. This is the highest number of Match Scholarship Recipients to date for QuestBridge.

“We are thrilled to welcome this historic number of QuestBridge Scholars,” said Ana Rowena Mallari, Co-Founder and CEO of QuestBridge. “These Scholars will bring a depth of thought and range of experiences to our college partner campuses that will surely enrich their new communities.”

While at Regina Dominican, Cece has been an engaged and active member of the Panther community. Participating in the fall musicals, Orchesis, Student Council, DEI Leadership Board, and CeCe is also a Leadership Institute Scholar, member of the Robotics Club and participated on the swim team. 

“The Questbridge scholarship is a rigorous and competitive process that requires students to demonstrate their skills and high potential for academic success in college. We are so proud of Cece earning this honor, and getting matched with the University of Chicago is phenomenal.” said Regina Dominican Principal Dr. Kassie Porreca. “ I can't wait to watch this next stage of Cece's life unfold. She is a thoughtful and curious learner, and I know she will make the most of this incredible opportunity. We're proud to have been part of her story.”