Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships.

These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations.

The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to an MCPS news release. The scholars were selected from a pool of 15,000 students who were finalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition and met the criteria of their scholarship sponsors.

The MCPS winners of the corporate-sponsored scholarships, with their intended career fields are:

Montgomery Blair High School

  • Allison Rose Borton, computer science
  • Soumith R. Gadila, neurology
  • Reethi S. Padmanabhan, biomedical engineering

Richard Montgomery High School

  • Kevin Z. Liu, undecided
  • Ananya Tadikonda, medicine
  • Emily L. Tian, law
  • Grant Yang, biology
  • Alice S. Zhu, computer science

Poolesville High School

  • April R. Xu, psychology

Sherwood High School

  • Seth E. Setse, computer

Wheaton High School

  • Meili A. Bowden, mechanical engineering

Quince Orchard High School

  • Gudrun L. Thorkelsdottir, computer science

Thomas S. Wootton High School

  • Andrew W. Jiang, psychiatry
  • Deepa S. Kori, business management
  • Xiwei Peng, biomedical engineering
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