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Three win National Merit scholarships

On June 2, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,100 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners are a part of about 7,500 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships for college undergraduate study worth nearly $30 million.

Three Solon High School students won scholarships. Macarah L. Morgan won the National Merit Emory University Scholarship. Macarah plans to study biomedicine. Catherine Yu won the National Merit Case Western Reserve University Scholarship. Catherine plans to study medicine. Amy K. Zhang won the National Merit Oberlin College Scholarship. Amy plans to study academia.

Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program when they took the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Last fall, approximately 17,000 semifinalists were named on a state-representational basis.

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