MCPS Students Earn College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

June 3, 2016

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

The winners, their intended career fields and the sponsoring university or college are:

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Max E. Niebylski, computer science, University of Maryland

Montgomery Blair High School

Yaelle B. Goldschlag, computer science, University of Maryland

Mariam B. Jiffar, writing, University of Chicago

Caitlyn A. Singam, medicine, University of Maryland

Timothy T. Zhou, computer science, University of Maryland

Camille D. Kirsch, law, University of Chicago

Clarksburg High School

Aditya V. Kaliappan, computer science, University of Maryland

Christopher Yue, computer science, University of Maryland

Richard Montgomery High School

Jacob F. Klosowski, engineering, University of Maryland

Eric K. Li, industrial engineering, Northwestern University

Seema E. Snitkovsky, industrial engineering, University of Southern California

Walt Whitman High School

Elana R. Shaw, medicine, Emory University

Thomas S. Wootton High School

Paula B. Manis, medicine, University of Maryland

Eileen C. Stauffer, physics, University of Maryland

George Wu, business, University of Maryland


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