Norview High School graduates receive $21 million in scholarships!

Norview High School in Norfolk's graduating class is breaking scholarship records with $21 million in award money.

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Graduates at one Norfolk high school broke a record this year in the dollar amount of college scholarships they received!

The class of 2017 at Norview High School received $21 million in scholarships collectively.

According to Khalilah LeGrand, the Senior Director of Communications for Norfolk Public Schools, she said some of the school's students individually received more than $1 million.

There are 368 students in Norview's graduating class this year.

Granby High School's class of 2017 had 124 graduates and received $12 million in scholarships.

Graduates from these and other Norfolk-area schools received their high school diplomas on Monday at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

We're working to gather more information, including the previous record that was set and what graduating class set that record.

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