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Rockwall High School student receives National Merit Scholarship

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 23, 2017) National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced more than 3,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. One of those recipients is Jamie Hall, a Rockwall High School 2017 graduate, who was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist in the fall of 2016.

Jamie’s scholarship is to Southern Methodist University where she will attend in the fall of 2017 to study biology.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

This year, 182 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 103 private and 79 public institutions located in 44 states and the District of Columbia.

College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners announced today are a part of the distinguished group of about 7,500 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships for college undergraduate study worth over $32 million. Earlier this spring, NMSC announced winners of corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and National Merit $2500 Scholarships.

Submitted press release. 

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