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Nine more St. Tammany students win National Merit scholarships – NOLA.com

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the final group of 2022 National Merit Scholarship winners in the college-sponsored category. In this category, participating colleges selected a total of 1,200 students nationwide to receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for four years of undergraduate study at a designated college.
Nine of the students are from St. Tammany Parish.
The final group of students joins the previously announced college-sponsored winners, corporate-sponsored winners and National Merit $2,500 awardees, bringing the total number of 2022 National Merit Scholars to more than 7,200.
To compete for a National Merit Scholarship, high school juniors must take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Semifinalists advance to finalists by submitting a National Merit Scholarship application, including a high school transcript, SAT scores, extracurricular activities information, an essay and a recommendation from the student’s high school principal.
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