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Three Columbia high school students win National Merit Scholarship

Congratulations to Rock Bridge High School students Shruti Guatam and Vignesh Kumar and Hickman High School student Alice S. Tang for each receiving a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. 

 

These students were three of 2,500 nationwide, and 46 in Missouri who won the scholarship. They were chosen from a pool of about 16,000 finalists.

 
 Finalists selection was based on their academic records, scores on the Preliminary SAT or National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, participation and leadership in school and community activities, a submitted essay and a recommendation from a school official.