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Lake Washington High School student receives National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship


900 additional distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced yesterday that Louis Norred, a student at Lake Washington High School, will receive a National Merit Fordham University Scholarship. Norred is one of 900 additional National Merit Finalists included in this second round of college-sponsored scholarships.

Norred joins the list of five additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students who were named National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship recipients on June 7. A total of six LWSD students will now receive National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarships. See the June 7 release here.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

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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.