The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the 2020 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners.
The 2,500 merit scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists.
The scholarship winners are judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college
studies, according to a press release.
Local scholarship recipients include:
- Jordan A. Kallio, of Chaska, a Chanhassen High School student. Kallio's probable career field is diplomatic service.
- Makenna L. Vick, of Chaska, a Southwest Christian High School student. Vick's probable career field is international business.