Four WCSD Students Win National Merit Scholarships

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell
775.333.3789
775.772.2907
vcampbell@washoeschools.net 

    

 Four WCSD Students Win

National Merit Scholarships

 

Reno, NV (June 5, 2020) – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced that four high school seniors from the Washoe County School District (WCSD) have been awarded college-sponsored scholarships beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.

 

The students will receive annual awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 for up to four years of undergraduate study at the colleges and universities of their choice.

 

This year, 167 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 92 private and 75 public institutions located in 43 states and the District of Columbia.

 

Here is a list of the four students, their high schools, the schools they will be attending this fall, and their chosen fields of study:

 

  • Edward T. Cheng, Wooster High School (University of Southern California; business)
  • John T. Nunley, TMCC High School (University of Nevada, Reno; computer science)
  • Maxwell P. Schnelker, Galena High School (University of Southern California; economics)
  • Miriam P. Yun, Reno High School (University of Nevada, Reno; medicine)

 

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