PARKLAND, FL- Three students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are among 13 Broward County Public Schools seniors who won National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities, the school district announced last week.
The college-sponsored Merit Scholarship 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 number of college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2020 competition to about 4,100.
“We are extremely proud of our students and their tremendous accomplishments, which were achieved while facing great challenges this school year,” said BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie in a news release. “I believe our students will be part of the greatest generation this country has ever seen. They will be the generation that has the courage to seek truth and justice in our country and take on the most pressing challenges.”
The three students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which serves students from Coral Springs and Parkland, are:
- Anna Bayuk, National Merit Emory University Scholarship
- Maxwell H. Kilman, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship
- Amanda A. Manausa, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship
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