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Four BCPS Seniors Named 2015 College-Sponsored National Merit Scholars

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Today, May 27, 2015, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced four Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seniors as winners of National Merit Scholarships, which are financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Each sponsor college selected its scholarship winners from the elite group of finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Congratulations to the following 2015 College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners:
Karen Garza, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Nathaniel Ma, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
David Master, National Merit University of Miami Scholarship, Cooper City High School
Sean Tromans, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship, South Plantation High School
College-sponsored Merit Scholars receive awards ranging between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.
“We are extremely proud of all of our dedicated and hard working students,” said Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “We congratulate them and their families on this outstanding accomplishment.”
An additional group of 2015 Merit Scholars will be announced in July. Earlier this spring, NMSC announced winners of Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and National Merit $2,500 Scholarships.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 99 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @Browardschools, like us on Facebook @ facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free Broward County Public Schools mobile app.