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Four Lake Washington School District students receive National Merit $2500 Scholarships
Distinguished seniors part of only 50 selected statewide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

​Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced today that four Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students will receive National Merit $2500 Scholarships. Fifty students were selected statewide for these awards.

The students receiving National Merit $2500 Scholarships are:

  • Shloak Jain (Redmond), Redmond High School
  • Alicia Kacharia (Redmond), International Community School
  • Abhinav Singh (Redmond), Tesla STEM High School
  • Marium Raza (Woodinville), Redmond High School

Four LWSD National Merit $2500 scholarship recipients
These students are four of the 2,500 distinguished high school seniors nationwide to win this scholarship. They were selected from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners are selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors. They select students based on their academic record (including difficulty level of subjects studied and grades earned; scores from two standardized tests; contributions and leadership in school and community activities; an essay written by the finalist and a recommendation written by a high school official. These scholars may use their awards at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university.

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About Lake Washington: Lake Washington School District is a high-performing, fast-growing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the third largest district in the state of Washington, with over 29,000 students in 52 schools.

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