Six Parkway students awarded College-Sponsored National Merit scholarship
6/5/2020 -- Six Parkway students were selected as National Merit college-sponsored scholarship winners.
College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners are a part of the distinguished group of about 7,600 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships for college undergraduate study worth over $30 million. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. The Parkway students are:
Central High Sun-Woo Kang Probable career field: International Relations University of Southern California
Irina Samsonova Probable career field: Healthcare University of Missouri - Columbia
South High Matthew Christofferson Probable career field: Undecided University of Southern California
West High Molly Ripper Probable career field: Genetics Missouri University of Science and Technology
Nayeon Ryu Probable career field: Political Science University of Southern California
Mukund Viswanadha Probable career field: Medicine University of Missouri - Columbia
An additional group of scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2020 competition to about 4,100.