Merit Acad­emy names its Ster­ling Schol­ars

Serve Daily - - MERIT ACADEMY - By Kati Evans Merit Acad­emy

Merit Acad­emy is pleased to in­tro­duce its Ster­ling Schol­ars:

Ash­lyn Rich: Dance. Plans to serve an LDS mis­sion then at­tend col­lege and fo­cus on dance ed­u­ca­tion.

Alan Bird: Math­e­mat­ics. Plans to at­tend the Univer­sity of Utah and pur­sue a math­e­mat­ics de­gree and serve an LDS mis­sion.

Em­i­lie Wright: English. Plans to serve an LDS mis­sion then at­tend Utah Val­ley Univer­sity ma­jor­ing in sec­ondary ed­u­ca­tion.

Sophia Or­tiz: Vo­cal. Plans to at­tend UVU in the fall.

Ron­nie Gor­don: Art: Plans to at­tend UVU’s crim­i­nal jus­tice pro­gram.

Sam Zan­der: Com­puter Tech. Plans to at­tend col­lege where he will fo­cus on fin­ish­ing his de­gree.

Aaron Clay: World Lan­guages. Plans to serve an LDS mis­sion, then at­tend BYU.

Jared Gaskill: Theater. Plans to serve an LDS Mis­sion, then at­tend BYU in pre- med.

Dallin Bunker: Science. Plans to serve an LDS mis­sion in Cincin­nati, Ohio, then at­tend col­lege.

Amelia Kill­pack: So­cial Science. Plans on at­tend­ing UVU, fo­cus­ing on a his­tory de­gree.

Linda Buts: Fam­ily and Con­sumer Science. Plans to at­tend UVU, then serve an LDS mis­sion.

Kelsey An­der­ton: In­stru­men­tal Mu­sic. Plans on at­tend­ing col­lege and ma­jor­ing in ei­ther mu­sic ther­apy or mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion.

The Ster­ling Scholar Award fo­cuses on stu­dents’ out­stand­ing aca­demic achieve­ments. Kelsey An­der­son said, “I gained the con­fi­dence I need to go to col­lege and pur­sue the de­gree that I am in­ter­ested in through work­ing on achiev­ing the Ster­ling Scholar (award).”

Merit Acad­emy in Springville has named its Ster­ling Schol­ars for 2017.

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