Greater Victoria high-school students Ford Smith and Gabrielle Rutman are in special company after being named finalists for a Loran scholarship, valued at $100,000.

Smith, who attends Claremont Secondary, and Rutman, an Esquimalt High School student, are among 84 finalists chosen from more than 4,400 applicants across the country. They were nominated by their schools and interviewed in November.

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