National Merit Scholarship Corporation awards Madison teens
MADISON – Thehas announced several Madison teenagers as recipients of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards.
Founded in 1955, the National Merit Scholarship Program presents an academic competition that rewards teenagers. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test or PSAT/NMSQT.
Students can renew college-sponsored awards for up to four years of undergraduate study for stipends ranging between $500 and $2,000 per year.
The following students from Bob Jones received scholarships:
ristopher Adamczyk — His probable career field will be healthcare. The University of Alabama presented the award and offers more than 150 undergraduate and 85 graduate majors in 12 divisions. Student population is approximately 18,000.
* Matthew D. Do — Chemical engineering is Do’s probable career path. His National Merit scholarship came from Auburn University, which has undergraduate study in more 135 areas and graduate study in 65-plus areas.
* Jack T. Harbin — Harbin wants to study aerospace engineering. His scholarship originated at UA.
* Samuel C. Hyams — Biomedical engineering is his probable career field. Mississippi State University awarded the scholarship. MSU is a state-supported, land-grant university offering more than 75 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate degree programs.
* David W. Li — Li plans to study computer science. At UA, student activities center around some 300 organizations, including fraternal groups, student government and service organizations.
Scholarship recipients from James Clemens include these students:
* Ethan W. Brown — Brown will study engineering. He received the honor from Auburn, a state-supported, land-grant institution.
* Zachary S. Hannon — Mathematics is Hannon’s field of study. Alabama has a law center, School of Mines and Energy Development, College of Engineering and College of Commerce and Business Administration.
* Hailey A. Long – Long intends to enter the field of medicine. The University of Mississippi, or Ole Miss, held its first session in 1848. The main Oxford campus enrolls 9,000.
* Jillian A. Minor – Medicine is Minor’s career choice. Auburn awarded the scholarship and has degree-granting schools in agriculture, architecture & fine arts, business, education, engineering, home economics, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.
aith J. Qushair — Qushair will enter the field of engineering. Auburn granted the scholarship to Qushair.
* Hannah E. Smid — The probable career field for Smid will be physical therapy. The University of Alabama at Birmingham selected Smid for the scholarship. UAB is a comprehensive, urban research university and academic health center with enrollment exceeding 16,000 students.
* Anna A. Townsend — Townsend wants to enter the field of pediatrics. The awarding university was UAB, the only university in Alabama to earn top ranking in the Carnegie Foundation’s classifications of colleges and universities.
* Mary E. Vaughan — Electrical Engineering is Vaughan’s choice of study. Purdue University presented the scholarship. Purdue is a state-assisted university system with students on five campuses. Purdue’s West Lafayette campus enrollment exceeds 34,000.
* Meredith I. Williams — Williams is going to study microbiology/immunology. Williams received the scholarship from the University of Kentucky, a public, land-grant university situated in Lexington.