Ten high school seniors from Chester County have been honored by Comcast as leaders and achievers. Each will receive a $1,000 college scholarship.

Comcast's Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program has selected more than 1,700 students from across the country this year to honor for their leadership skills and community service, as well as their academic qualifications.

Nominated by their principals in the winter, the scholarship recipients were announced in late April. The winners are:

Candace Depedro of Bishop Shanahan High School, attending West Chester University.

Ariel Diliberto of Westtown School, attending Vassar College.

Megan Cronshaw of St. Mark's High School in Newark, Del., attending Pennsylvania State University's Park Campus.

Tierra Fair of the Charter School of Wilmington, attending the University of Miami.

Dana Stuehling of Great Valley High School, attending Smith College.

Jacqueline Smith of Oxford Area High School, attending Penn State in State College.

Dian Yu of West Chester Henderson High School, attending Harvard University.

Andrew Carter of Phoenixville Area High School, attending Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades.

Allyson Knight of Owen J. Roberts High School, attending Penn State's Berks Campus.

Kyle Mattson of Twin Valley High School, attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

- Will Hobson