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BCPS Announces National Merit Scholarships Sponsored by Colleges and Universities

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
 
Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 3,000 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

Congratulations to Broward County Public Schools college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners:

Johnathan D. Libier, College Academy at Broward College National Merit University of Miami Scholarship

Jonathon Rafilovich, College Academy at Broward College National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Jennifer M. Schell, College Academy at Broward College National Merit University of Central Florida Scholarship

Ashley N. Lupariello, Coral Glades High School National Merit University of Central Florida Scholarship

Jessica Curbelo, Coral Springs High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Kendra S. Blandon, Cypress Bay High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Rachel C. Godskind, Deerfield Beach High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Matthew Barta, Flanagan High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Max Baron, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Drew B. Fletcher, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Chitra Banarjee, Miramar High School National Merit University of Miami Scholarship

Ari P. Heyd, West Broward High School National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Hunter J. Ramo, West Broward High School National Merit University of Southern California Scholarship

“We are extremely proud of our student scholars for their hard work and dedication,” said Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “We congratulate them and their families on this outstanding accomplishment.”

College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners announced today are a part of the distinguished group of about 7,500 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships for college undergraduate study worth approximately $33 million. Earlier this spring, National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced winners of corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and National Merit $2,500 Scholarships. Additional recipients of college-sponsored awards will be announced on July 18, 2016, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2016 competition to approximately 4,000.

 
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