Na­tional Merit Schol­ar­ship win­ners named

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - CYNTHIA HOW­ELL

Six­teen Arkansas mem­bers of the high school Class of 2017 are among 900 stu­dents na­tion­ally to re­cently be named re­cip­i­ents of Na­tional Merit Schol­ar­ships that are fi­nanced by col­leges and univer­si­ties.

Lead­ers of each spon­sor­ing col­lege se­lected schol­ar­ship win­ners from among the fi­nal­ists in the Na­tional Merit Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram who will at­tend their in­sti­tu­tion. Col­lege-spon­sored awards pro­vide be­tween $500 and $2,000 a year for up to four years of un­der­grad­u­ate study.

The Arkansas re­cip­i­ents, their high schools, the in­sti­tu­tions pro­vid­ing their awards and their prob­a­ble ca­reer fields are: Alexan­der

Olivia C. Over­ton: Pu­laski Academy in Lit­tle Rock; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; civil en­gi­neer­ing. Ben­tonville

Lil­lian E. Lar­son: Ben­tonville High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; writ­ing.

An­drew S. Palmer: Ben­tonville High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; medicine. Brink­ley

Lan­don G. Sk­ouras: Brink­ley High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; me­chan­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing. Cen­ter­ton

Bran­don D. Ward: Ben­tonville High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; civil en­gi­neer­ing.

Con­way

Kevin M. Trickey: Con­way High; Hen­drix Col­lege, Con­way; com­puter science.

El Do­rado

Martin Bo­er­win­kle of El Do­rado: Arkansas School for Math­e­mat­ics, Sci­ences and the Arts in Hot Springs; Univer­sity of Texas at Dal­las; soft­ware en­gi­neer­ing. Fayet­teville

Jack C. Meul­lenet: Fayet­teville High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; bio­engi­neer­ing.

Mea­gan L. Olsen: Fayet­teville High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; chem­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing.

Green­wood

Bryce A. Co­hea: Green­wood High; Univer­sity of Tulsa, bi­ol­ogy.

Hot Springs

Jack­son R. Gre­gory of Hot Springs: Arkansas School for Math­e­mat­ics, Sci­ences and the Arts in Hot Springs; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; com­puter science. Lit­tle Rock

An­drew R. He: Lit­tle Rock Cen­tral High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; eco­nomics.

Haya Sa­far: Pu­laski Academy in Lit­tle Rock; Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton Univer­sity in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.; medicine.

Sarah L. Ware: Lit­tle Rock Chris­tian Academy in Lit­tle Rock; Univer­sity of Mis­sis­sippi at Ox­ford; un­de­cided. Malvern

Amy H. Hen­dricks of Malvern: Glen Rose High; Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville; bio­chem­istry.

Rogers

Vir­ginia E. Paschal, Rogers High; Pomona Col­lege, Clare­mont, Calif.; po­lit­i­cal science.

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