Local Students Win National Merit Scholarships to Colleges of Their Choosing

One is headed to Brigham Young, the other to South Carolina.

Dacula, Ga., school news
Dacula, Ga., school news

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the winners of Merit scholarships financed by their colleges of choice.

Each recipient will receive up to $2,000 in annual scholarships. Around 2,500 winners were named in the U.S.

Local recipients were:


Ryan T. Clarke, Dacula

High school: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology

Probable career field: Mechanical Engineering

College: Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah


Mary Katherine Wirl, Lawrenceville

High school: Mountain View High School

Probable career field: Publishing

College: University of South Carolina


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