Five graduates of schools in Fulton County were named National Merit Scholars on Monday.
They join the 51 other scholars honored in June. These five have been awarded scholarships sponsored by universities.
Those institutions schools are set to give the graduates between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate studies at those schools.
This year, 173 colleges and universities (95 private and 78 public) sponsored about 4,100 Merit awards across the country, according to the scholarship organization.
Of the five in Fulton, two were given scholarships by the University of Georgia, two from Vanderbilt University and one by Emory University.
And they are:
Berwyn D. Lu (Emory University)
Lovett School, Atlanta
Probably career field: Neurosurgery
Agazi S. Meijer (University of Georgia)
Henry W. Grady High School, Atlanta
Probable career field: Biochemical Engineering
Roshni M. Shah (Vanderbilt University)
Woodward Academy, College Park
Probable career field: Public Health
Lily Xie (Vanderbilt University)
Johns Creek High School, Johns Creek
Probable career field: International Development
Austin Schulz (University of Georgia)
Fulton Science Academy, Alpharetta
Probable career field: Computer Science
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