Four PCPS Students Among Latest National Merit Scholarship Winners

Four PCPS Students Among Latest National Merit Scholarship Winners

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Four Polk County Public Schools students are among the group of National Merit Scholarship winners announced today.

The recent PCPS grads made the list of 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of study at the institution funding the scholarship.

Congratulations to Katherine Achinger from Harrison School for the Arts (University of Florida); as well as Erica Roberts (University of Florida), John Scott (University of Central Florida) and Victoria Vailoces (University of Florida), all from Bartow High’s International Baccalaureate School.

Three Bartow IB students were among the National Merit Scholarship winners announced in May. An additional group of Scholars will be announced in July.

Katherine Achinger

Katherine Achinger

Erica Roberts

Erica Roberts

John Scott

John Scott

Victoria Vailoces

Victoria Vailoces