Chosen from a talented group of 15,000 students from across the country and among 56 from the state of Maryland, the students will receive single-payment scholarships worth $2,500 each to pursue post-secondary studies.
The following students earned the honor based on their excellent academic records, standardized test performances, school and community
leadership, essay submissions, and high school recommendations:
● Caroline Plott of Broadneck High School , who plans to study biomedical engineering.
● Moya Shpuntoff of Annapolis High School , who plans to study communications and design.
● Albert Protin of Arundel High School , who plans to study engineering.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation will announce another 4,800 scholarship winners later this spring and this summer. In all, more than $35 million will be awarded to 8,300 outstanding high school seniors in this year’s competition.