The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of about 800 black American high school seniors who won Achievement Scholarship awards.
The awards, totaling more than $2 million, are financed by grants from 30 corporate organizations and professional associations and the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
The National Achievement Scholarship Program is a privately financed academic competition established in 1964 to honor scholastically talented black American youths.
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2015 Achievement Scholarship Winners in this area
Ifeoluwa Obayan, biological engineering, Timberview High School
Erin A. Backus, surgical medicine, Trimble Tech High School
Deanna K. Tiggs, writing, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Brooklyn A. Ude, anesthesiology, Everman High School
Anthony C. Munson, physics, Carroll High School
Bryant W. Huggins, chemical engineering, Weatherford High School
Source: National Merit Scholarship Corp.