Congratulations to 2020 National Merit Scholarship winners announced by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Three Cypress Bay High School seniors are National Merit Corporate-sponsored Scholarship winners. Angela Li is the recipient of the National Merit Motorola Solutions Scholarship; Douglas Sandler is the recipient of the National Merit W.W. Grainger, Inc. Scholarship; and Michael Sun is the recipient of the National Merit Walgreen Co. Scholarship.
Corporate sponsors provide National Merit Scholarships for finalists who are children of their employees, residents of communities the company serves or finalist who plans to pursue college majors or careers the sponsor wishes to encourage.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation also named five Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seniors recipients of the National Merit $2,500 Scholarship: Javier Pratdesaba of Everglades High School; Hannah Quintal of Nova High School; and Kam Cheung, Talia Rumsky and Karan Villancio-Wolter of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college studies. On June 3 and July 13, National Merit College-sponsored Scholarship winners will be announced. By the conclusion of this year’s competition, about 7,600 academic champions will have won National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million.
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