National Merit winners

Baker High School HiQ Match

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

Locally, 4 are from St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, 1 each from McGill-Toolen Catholic, UMS-Wright Preparatory, Mobile Christian and 1 was home schooled.

Local winners and their sponsor colleges include:

Jordan P. Ankersen
Probable career field: Orthopedics
MC GILL- TOOLEN CATHOLIC H. S., MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT RHODES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Rhodes College is a private liberal arts and sciences college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA.

 

John M. Bell
Probable career field: Business
UMS- WRIGHT PREPARATORY SCHOOL,
MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Alabama offers over 150 undergraduate and 85 graduate majors through 12 divisions.

 

Abigail Lindsay Blankenship
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL, MOBILE
Probable career field: Chemical Engineering
NATIONAL MERIT $2500 SCHOLARSHIP
This award is supported by National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s own funds.

 

Holly N. Friedlander
Probable career field: Undecided
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL, MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Vanderbilt University is an independent, privately supported university located in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Katherine B. Jeffries
Probable career field: Undecided
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL, MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Alabama offers over 150 undergraduate and 85 graduate majors through 12 divisions.

 

Jessica R. Knezha
Probable career field: Engineering
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL, MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama, is a state-supported, coeducational, residential, land grant institution which offers
undergraduate study in over 135 areas and graduate study in over 65 areas.

 

Emily K. Sherrod
Probable career field: Biology
HOMESCHOOL
NATIONAL MERIT AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama, is a state-supported, coeducational, residential, land grant institution which offers
undergraduate study in over 135 areas and graduate study in over 65 areas.

 

Jacob T. Sims 
Probable career field: Academia
MOBILE CHRISTIAN H. S., MOBILE
NATIONAL MERIT UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Alabama offers over 150 undergraduate and 85 graduate majors through 12 divisions.

And in Florida:

David B. Bobbitt
Probable career field: Engineering
NICEVILLE H. S., NICEVILLE
NATIONAL MERIT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Texas A&M University is chartered by Congress as the state’s land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university.

The National Merit Scholarship Program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and

potential for success in rigorous college studies. The program does not measure the quality or
effectiveness of education within a school, system, or state.