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Wheaton students named as National Merit scholarship winners

Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:41 p.m. CST

WHEATON – A number of local students recently received National Merit scholarships, according to a news release from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Emily Erickson and Peter Kania of Wheaton Warrenville South; Kevin Fausett and Madeliene Storm of Wheaton North; and Daniel Weithers of Benet Academy were among 1,600 winners announced July 14. They join about 2,500 recipients named in May.

Awards of $500 to $2,000 annually were granted based on SAT scores and application.

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