The awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year for up to four years of undergraduate study. Colleges and universities sponsoring the scholarships selected recipients from the pool of 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists planning on attending their institution.
This year’s winners from DCPS plan on attending the University of Florida, University of Central Florida, Florida State University, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The recipients from Stanton are Sumanth Aluri, Jason Collins, Abigail Ellis, Alexandria Gombass, Alicia Yunxin Hou, Mitchell Mika, Andrea Relova, Emma Shafer, Christopher Vairogs, and Isaac Wiley. The winners from Mandarin are Daniel Daugherty and Evan Heeg.