The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently selected a student from as one of about 4,800 students from across the country who will receive financial aid throughout their college career.
South River senior William Ewing received a college-sponsored scholarship from Case Western University, where he plans to pursue a degree in computer science, according to an Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) release.
Along with Ewing, ’s Christophere Eurle received a scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. and plans to study medicine at the University of Maryland, according to the release.
“The following students received college-sponsored awards, which range between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study,” the release stated.
The national scholarship organization awarded nearly $35 million in 2012 to college-bound students, according to the AACPS’ release.
The AACPS reported National Merit Scholarship Corp. officials will announce another group of scholarship-winning students in the summer.