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MCPS Class of 2017 Earns 22 National Merit Scholarship Awards in Latest Round

July 25, 2017

Twenty-two Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards sponsored by universities and colleges.

Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

This is the final round of National Merit Scholarship recipients for the Class of 2017. In all, MCPS had 66 National Merit scholarship recipients. As of June, MCPS graduates from the Class of 2017 earned $350.9 million in college scholarships.

The latest National Merit Scholarship winners, their intended career fields and the sponsoring college or university are:

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Samuel Klueter, engineering, University of Maryland


Montgomery Blair High School

Sophia Liu, surgical medicine, University of Maryland

Kendall I. Price, computer engineering, University of Maryland

Maya G. Chudamani, bioinformatics, University of Maryland

Sherry X. Fan, medical research, University of Maryland

Alex C. Ma, biomedical engineering, Vanderbilt University

Richard L. Wang, medicine, University of Maryland

Joshua B. Fernandes, chemical engineering, University of Maryland

Ramida Phoolsombat, entrepreneurship, University of Southern California


Gaithersburg High School

Yousef A. Khan, medicine, University of Maryland


Poolesville High School

Ishan S. Mundra, computer engineering, University of Maryland

Nathan Y. Kwon, undecided, University of Maryland


Richard Montgomery High School

Malory G. Hartman, theater, University of Maryland

Eric Y. Lang, biomedical engineering, University of Maryland

Alisa Yan, business administration, Emory University


Thomas S. Wootton High School

Jaeha Song, accounting, University of Maryland

Lillian Henry, computer science, University of Maryland

Kristin Kong, engineering, University of Maryland


Walter Johnson High School

Imran S. Khawaja, aerospace engineering, University of Maryland

Alyssa C. McKinney, electrical engineering, University of Maryland

Oliver R. Pavletic, medicine, University of Maryland

Thomas B. Skinner, aerospace engineering, University of Maryland


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