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Five Parkway students awarded College-Sponsored National Merit scholarship

6/4/2021 -- Five 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 7,500 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
Hannah Li

Probable career field: Entrepreneurship
Indiana University Bloomington

Peter Schaefer
Probable career field: Healthcare
The University of Missouri-Columbia

North High
Daniel R. Grad

Probable career field: Neuroscience
DePauw University

West High
Nicholas Harms

Probable career field: Computer Science
Case Western Reserve University

Katherine Montgomery
Probable career field: Psychology
The 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 2021 competition to about 4,000.