Three students from Bartow High’s International Baccalaureate School have made the list of National Merit Scholarship winners.
Alex Shamoun, Alvin Thomas and Jason Zhang are recipients of National Merit Scholarships worth $2,500 each. They were among 2,500 winners “judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.”
There are more than 15,000 finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship program. Additional winners will be announced in June and July; by the end of the year, approximately 7,600 students will have received National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million.