Two seniors awarded college scholarships through National Merit

National Merit Finalists Eashwar Kantemneni and Anushka Nair have been awarded college scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Eashwar won a $2,000 corporate scholarship from his father's workplace, American Financial Group. The scholarship is renewable at $2,000 per year. Eashwar will attend Dartmouth College.

Anushka Nair won a renewable $1,000 National Merit Scholarship sponsored by the University of Southern California, where she will attend college this fall. The scholarship can be renewed for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study or completion of baccalaureate degree requirements..

Because of National Merit, USC also awarded Anushka with their Presidential merit scholarship (half tuition, around $30,000). It's also renewable for all four years.

Congratulations to Eashwar and Anushka!

A list of all seniors honored through the National Merit program is available here: