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Howard High graduate named Apple HBCU Scholar

Howard High graduate named Apple HBCU Scholar

When Columbia native Khaliq Satchell applied to the Apple HBCU Scholars Program, he was skeptical about his chances.

"Of all the people who applied, I was the underdog," said the 2012 Howard High School graduate. "I didn't think I would be chosen for the program. I just felt like there were a ton more people who were more qualified than me. I guess I was just underestimating myself."

Satchell, a junior at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, was one of 30 students from historically black colleges and universities around the country who were selected for the program. Only one other student at his college was accepted.

"I was...