Area grads receive National Merit Corporate, Achievement scholarships

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. – The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced local students who are recipients of prestigious honors as part of its 2014 awards program.

Local high school graduates received corporate scholarships designated to students with career plans the sponsor wishes to encourage, for children of their employees or for residents of a community where a company has operations. Approximately 1,000 students nationwide qualified for this prestigious award.

In addition, five local seniors were named winners in the 50th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program, an academic competition for African-American high school students. Each has won a $2,500 cash prize or an equivalent scholarship.

2014 National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships

Chattahoochee – Siddharth R. Duddikunta, Suryabrata Dutta, Sunidhi Ramesh, Joy C. Xu, William Z. Yang

Centennial – Dorothy A. Cannella

Johns Creek – Gordon Y. Li, Shohini Rakhit

Milton – Naganavya S. Ravoori

North Springs Charter – Adam G. Berger, Jacob A. Busby, Daniel M. Muehring

Northview – Samar Abdelmageed, Rohan K. Doshi

2014 National Achievement Scholarships

Centennial – Evan S. Johnson

Chattahoochee – Lorin J. Crear

Johns Creek – Peyton B. Smith

Milton – Arianna M. Brown, Brenna C. Fromayan

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