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Brooke Taylor named Coca-Cola Regional Finalist

Brooke Taylor, West Bloomfield High School senior was recently named a Regional Finalist for the 2019 class of the Coca‑Cola Scholars Program, moving to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and receive a $20,000 college scholarship.

Brooke was among 1,896 Semifinalists who were selected from over 95,000 initial applicants and is now one of just 251 students who have moved to the final selection phase, regional interviews. After these interviews are conducted in mid-February, 150 of the Regional Finalists will be designated as Coca-Cola Scholars in March and will each receive a $20,000 scholarship to be used at the student’s college of choice. Collectively, the Coca Cola Scholars Foundation will award $3.1 million in college scholarships to these outstanding young leaders.  

Brooke is the daughter of Carolyn and Greg Goss. She plans to attend the University of Michigan and double major in kinesiology and dance. Her extra-curricular activities include being President of the WBHS African American Awareness Club, a member of the Varsity Pom Pon Team, a student dance teacher at Legacy Dance Studio, a competitive dancer, and a member of the Delta GEMS organization. Brooke also served as a Student Chairperson on the district’s United We Walk committee for 2019.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation celebrates and empowers visionary leaders who are refreshing the world. With its 30th class of Coca-Cola Scholars, the Foundation has provided more than $66 million in scholarships to over 6,000 program alumni who together have become a powerful force for positive change. Learn more at