2021 National Merit Corporate Scholarship Winners

2021 National Merit Corporate Scholarship Winners
Posted on 04/23/2021
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DCSD congratulates the National Merit Corporate Scholarship winners. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the names of the first group of winners in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Only 16 students in Colorado are being recognized for their educational excellence with corporate-sponsored awards - with four of those coming from the Douglas County School District.

Congratulations to these outstanding DCSD scholars:

  • Kyra Bowden, ThunderRidge High School, plans to study biomedical engineering

  • Nicholas Henley, Rock Canyon High School, plans to pursue computer
    programming

  • Anna Reimers, Rock Canyon High School, plans to pursue business administration

  • Harrison Witt, Mountain Vista High School, plans to study biomedical engineering

These four DCSD students are the recipients of a National Merit corporate-sponsored award. Corporate sponsors provide scholarships for students who are children of their employees, who are residents of communities the company serves, or who plan to pursue college majors or careers the sponsor wishes to encourage. Most of these awards are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study and provide annual stipends ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 per year. Some provide a single payment between $2,500 and $5,000.

More than 1.5 million students from 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Recipients of the National Merit $2,500 scholarships will be announced on May 12.

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