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York Community High School seniors named National Merit Finalists

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 2:26 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST — Six York Community High School seniors recently were named National Merit Scholarship finalists, according to the school.

The finalists are Karen Altergott, Caroline Dierksheide, Evan Fabry, Emma Fisher, Ushasi Naha and Matthew Wilbur.

A Certificate of Merit will be presented to the finalists when they are honored during York’s National Merit Scholars, Illinois State Scholars and J. Kyle Braid Leaders Recognition Breakfast on Wednesday. From about 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program, only about 16,000 were named semifinalists.

Scholarship winners will be announced in four groups:

Corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners in April

National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners in May

College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners in July

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