Apex resident awarded scholarship to N.C. State University
The centennial scholarship is the largest college-based scholarship offered at N.C. State University and is valued at nearly $50,000. As a part of this scholarship, Bates will have access to $7,500 in enrichment funds for educational and cultural activities beyond the classroom, such as study abroad, career exploration trips and attending leadership conferences.
Bates will graduate from the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics. She is a member of Girl Scout Troop 1842 and has completed the Gold Award.
Students win National Merit Scholarships
More than 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities have been announced by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution.
These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution, financing the scholarship.
Here’s a list of the winners in our area:Diana Dayal Shannon E. Houck Alyssa D. Luck
Local student named Eastman Scholar
Moore is the son of Allen and Tammy Moore of Cary and a graduate of Apex High School.
Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak