Today (5/13/20) the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced two Park City High seniors have been awarded its National Merit $2,500 Scholarship. Only 23 graduates statewide received the scholarship.
Park City High’s National Merit Scholarship 2020 winners are:
– Lane E. Myshrall who plans to pursue a career in civil engineering
– Jon H. Troxel who plans to pursue a career in applied mathematics
The scholars were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners are the Finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
The number of winners named in each state is proportional to the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors. These scholars were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors.