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York seniors earn $2,500 National Merit scholarships

Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 3:27 p.m. CST

ELMHURST – Two York High School students were named National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners Wednesday.

Andrew H. Miranti and Paul Salamanca were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a National Merit news release.

During the fall, 16,000 Semifinalist were chosen out of the 1.5 million high school juniors who took the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. By July 14, about 8,000 Finalists will be named Merit Scholars and will have earned more than $35 million in college scholarships, according to the release.

Miranti plans to study computer science in college and Salamanca intends to study medicine, according to the release.

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