The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the winners of Merit scholarships financed by their colleges of choice.
Each recipient will receive up to $2,000 in annual scholarships. Around 2,500 winners were named in the U.S.
Local recipients were:
Erika L. Ikizake, Snellville
High school: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology
Probable career field: Biology
Hannah Lee, Snellville
High School: Brookwood High
Probable career field: Biomedical Engineering