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Seventeen Additional National Merit Scholarships Awarded to MCPS Students

May 25, 2011

Seventeen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards, sponsored by universities and colleges. This represents one-third of the total number of the recipients in the state of Maryland. 

Earlier this year, it was announced that 50 MCPS students had been awarded National Merit Scholarships—12 students have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships, 13 students have been awarded National Achievement Scholarships for academically promising African American students, and 25 MCPS students have been awarded National Merit $2,500 Scholarships.

The 17 students bring the MCPS total of  National Merit Scholarship winners to 67, with one more round of winners to be named in July. 

The winners of the latest round of scholarships and the sponsoring university or college are:

· Eileen M. Bayler, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School; St. Olaf College
· Emily R. Glassford, Richard Montgomery High School; Northwestern University
· Alexander W. Golden, Springbrook High School; University of Maryland
· Scott R. Lawrence, Montgomery Blair High School; University of Maryland
· James C. Lee, Winston Churchill High School; University of Maryland
· Seth M. Margolis, Thomas S. Wootton High School; Washington University (Missouri)
· John W. Martinez, Walter Johnson High School; University of Maryland
· Alexander T. Raul, James Hubert Blake High School; University of Maryland
· Ryan T. Rehfuss, Springbrook High School; University of Maryland
· Hannah M. Roop, Winston Churchill High School; Wheaton College
· Katherine H. Ross, Watkins Mill High School; University of Miami at Coral Gables
· Natalie E. Rutsch, Montgomery Blair High School; Tulane University
· Adam M. Schefkind, Walt Whitman High School; Washington University (Missouri)
· Rebecca K. Spiro,  Richard Montgomery High School; Carleton College
· Meghan K. Thomas, Quince Orchard High School; University of Kansas
· Marshall Thompson, Walt Whitman High School; Wheaton College
· Eric M. Woodard, Thomas S. Wootton High School; Vanderbilt University

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