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Several Local Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

May 12, 2019

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners.

The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The $2,500 scholarship recipients are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

Following are local recipients, with hometown, high school and probable career field.

n David Lu, Boxboro, Acton-Boxboro Regional High School, computer science.

n John Lambert, Chelmsford, Chelmsford High School, classics.

n Helen Zhou, Westford, Westford Academy, medicine.