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National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship 2018 BCPS Winners Named
 
Published Thursday, June 7, 2018

Congratulations to 21 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school seniors, named winners of National Merit College-Sponsorships by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Representatives of each sponsor college and university selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2018 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. An additional group of scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2018 competition to about 4,000.

This year, 178 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 100 private and 78 public institutions located in 44 states and the District of Columbia.

“We are extremely proud of all of our Merit Scholarship winners and their incredible accomplishments,” said BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “We applaud their hard work and commitment to academic excellence and wish them continued success in their future endeavors.”

Congratulations to the following Broward County Public Schools College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners: 

Jaeson P. Alcoriza, Everglades High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Robert Cuba, West Broward High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Hugh W. Dennin, Cooper City High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Nina E. Fernandez, West Broward High School, National Merit Florida State University Scholarship 

Chelsey Gerena, J. P. Taravella High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Jeremy M. Gillick, Charles W. Flanagan High School,National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Jonathan R. Hutton, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,National Merit Boston University Scholarship 

Aeva C. Jazic, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Sydney H. Leiter, Western High School, National Merit University of Georgia Scholarship 

Tyler Jeremy Metger, West Broward High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Joie L. Meyer, Cooper City High School, National Merit Tulane University Scholarship

Vikasni Mohan, Pompano Beach High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Nikhita Nookala, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

Ashleigh D. Plasencia, South Plantation High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Payton Restrepo, Everglades High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Jake R. Shipe, Coral Springs High School, National Merit University of Central Florida Scholarship 

Rocky H. Shiu, Everglades High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Agustina Vincent de Urquiza, Western High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Devon Jay Wiesenfeld, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

Caleb Wong, Cypress Bay High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship  

Zonshen Yu, Cypress Bay High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship 

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - “Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”:   Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has more than 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 93 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS app.

 

 


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