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BCPS Announces Additional 2017 National Merit Scholarship Winners

Monday, July 17, 2017
Congratulations to four additional Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school seniors announced today by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as winners of the National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. These Merit Scholar designees join the 23 BCPS students and over 3,200 other College-sponsored award recipients who were announced in June.

Officials at each sponsor college selected scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program who will attend their institution. These College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.
Congratulations to the following BCPS College-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners:
Jack M. Golio, Monarch High School
National Merit University of Florida Scholarship
Ryan A. Quinn, Cypress Bay High School
National Merit Texas A & M University Scholarship
Victoria Sanford, Cypress Bay High School
National Merit Northeastern University Scholarship
Michael Valladares, Cypress Bay High School
National Merit Boston University Scholarship
“These outstanding students have demonstrated remarkable academic success and we are extremely proud of their accomplishments,” said BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “Our scholars worked incredibly hard to earn these prestigious scholarships, and we wish them all the best as they prepare for college and their futures.”
“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 93 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.