A number of metro Atlanta high school scholars were named as winners of corporate sponsored National Merit Scholarships.
They are among more than 1,000 distinguished U.S. high school seniors have won corporate-sponsored
scholarships financed by about 200 corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. Corporate sponsors provide National Merit Scholarships for finalists who are children of their employees, who are residents of communities the company serves, or who plan to pursue college majors or careers the sponsor wishes to encourage.
Most of these awards are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study and provide annual stipends that range from $500 to $10,000 per year. Some provide a single payment between $2,500 and $5,000. Recipients can use their awards at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university of their choice.
Awards are made on academic skill and personal achievement.
Megha Katie Desai of Alpharetta and Alpharetta High School
Maya Eashwaran of Alpharetta and Milton High School
Ananya Ghose of Alpharetta and Chattahoochee High School.
Rohan D. Kansara of Alpharetta and Alpharetta High School.
Pallavi K. Kenkare of Alpharetta and Chattahoochee High School.
Madison A. Landis of Alpharetta and Cambridge High School.
Rahil Manji of Alpharetta and Chattahoochee High School.
Anav Mittal of Alpharetta and Alpharetta High School.
Andrew W. Sun of Alpharetta and Woodward Academy.
Vivian L. Wang of Alpharetta and Johns Creek High School.
Angela Grace Yang of Alpharetta and Wesleyan School.
Jason X. Yang of Alpharetta and Cambridge High School
Elizabeth D. Bailey of Atlanta and The Westminster Schools.
Alexander J. Morrison of Canton and Sequoyah High School.
Yaxuan Wang of Cumming and South Forsyth High School.
Thomas B. Perkins, Jr. of Acworth and Harrison High School.
Kevin L. Tao of Duluth and Lambert High School.
Aubrey M. Bennett of Fayetteville and Starr’s Mill High School.
Madeleine E. Blair of Johns Creek and Johns Creek High School.
Adam D. Davault of Johns Creek and Johns Creek High School.
Michelle Yang of Johns Creek and Johns Creek High School.
Tigerwin Yang of Johns Creek and Chattahoochee High School.
Joshua Sam Christopher of Lilburn and St. Pius X Catholic High School.
Sophia G. Foppa of Mariett and Walton High School.
Olivia M. Marenda of Marietta and Lassiter High School.
Samantha L. McClendon of Marietta and Walton High School.
Sarah Y. Tsai of Mariett and Walton High School.
Margaux D. Ratcliff of Norcross and Duluth High School.
Nathaniel L. Buffington of Roswell and North Springs Charter School.
James K. Lewis of Roswell and Roswell High School.
Cynthia D. Roby of Roswell and Roswell High School.
Matthew S. Desmelik of Stone Mountain and St. Pius X Catholic High School.
Sally L. Pan of Suwanee and Northview High School.
Hari V. Pingali of Suwanee and Lambert High School.