Celebration High Student Named As National Merit Scholarship Recipient
Celebration High Student Named As National Merit Scholarship Recipient
Posted on 05/01/2018
National Merit Scholarship LogoEric Dai, senior at Celebration High School, is among 34 Florida students who have been honored as National Merit Scholarship recipients. The awards, funded by approximately 200 corporations, company foundations and other business organizations, recognize students who have excelled academically and demonstrated a commitment to improving their communities. Eric is the recipient of the National Merit Walgreen Co. Scholarship.
 
“This announcement highlights the fact that hard work truly does pay off, and I applaud these students on this tremendous accomplishment,” said Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart. “In Florida, we are proud to offer students a high-quality education that prepares them to succeed in college, career, and throughout their lives. I appreciate the scholarship’s sponsors for recognizing the importance of investing in our students’ futures and making it even more affordable for these students to pursue postsecondary education in Florida.”

Most National Merit corporate-sponsored scholarships are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study and provide annual stipends ranging from $500 to $10,000 per year, while some provide a single award amount between $2,500 and $5,000. Recipients can use their award at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university of their choice.
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