EVANSTON, Illinois – National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 900 additional winners, including five from south Charlotte, of National Merit Scholarships, financed by colleges and universities.
National Merit scholars were as follows:
- Jake Ahearn, of Charlotte Latin School, won a scholarship from Rhodes College. He’s interested in a career in government service (intelligence).
- Olivia Jones, of Charlotte Country Day Schook, won a scholarship from Indiana University Bloomington. She’s interested in a career in performing arts.
- Sydney Perry, of Providence Day School, won a scholarship from Clemson University. Sydney is interested in a career in biomedical engineering.
- Cole Tebou, of Providence High School, won a scholarship from Clemson University. He is interested in an engineering career.
- Abigail Yoh, of Charlotte Christian School, won a scholarship from Wheaton College. She is interested in a career in nonprofit management.
These Merit Scholar designees join more than 3,200 other college-sponsored award recipients who were announced in June.