South River High Student Earns National Merit Scholarship

Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesman Bob Mosier announced on Tuesday that Amelia Hallworth of South River High School was named a National Merit Scholar, with an award which will range between $500 and $2000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study. 111027-NatlMeritScholarship

Hallworth will study epidemiology at the University of Maryland in the fall.

Four other students were also named in the media release. They are:

  • Sarah Baker of Annapolis High School, who will study applied mathematics at Claremont McKenna College (California).
  • Cailin Oakes of Annapolis High School, who will study earth science at the University of Minnesota.
  • Evan Uthus of Broadneck High School, who will study anthropology at the University of Maryland.
  • Xuefei Nou of Old Mill High School, who will study bioengineering at the University of Maryland.

The addition of these four students brings the total number of these scholarships awarded to county public school students through the national program in the 2012-2013 school year to 11. In all, 190 colleges and universities subsidized nearly 4,300 awards nationwide this year.

Congrats to Amelia and her family. That hard work pays off!


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