Lakeland High’s Karol Aleman is among the list of $2,500 National Merit Scholarship winners announced today.
Aleman was one of 2,500 Merit Scholars chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 finalists.
The winners were “judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies,” according to the National Merit Scholarship Program. The winners were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors.
Additional Merit Scholars will be announced in June and July.