Nine Triangle high school seniors were awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships.
Those winners join about 2,200 other college-sponsored scholarship recipients.
The awards are valued between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution funding the scholarship.
Here are the scholarship recipients, schools and scholarships.
Kayla C. Boling, N.C. School of Science and Mathematics, National Merit University of Chicago Scholarship;
Ethen T. Lund, Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, National Merit Pomona College Scholarship;
Sarah E. Smoak, Enloe Magnet High School in Raleigh, Raleigh National Merit University Of Kentucky Scholarship;
Benjamin M. Conner, Durham School of The Arts, Durham National Merit American University Scholarship;
Leland M. MacDonald, Riverside High School in Durham, Durham National Merit Texas A&M University Scholarship;
Marguerite J. MacKrell, St. Thomas More Academy in Raleigh, Raleigh National Merit Arizona State University Scholarship;
Joshua T. McClain, Carolina Friends School in Durham, Durham National Merit Kenyon College Scholarship.
Natalie E. Schroeder, Fuquay-Varina High School, Fuquay-Varina National Merit University Of Texas At Dallas Scholarship.
Ardyn L. Flynt, University of North Carolina School of The Arts in Winston-Salem, National Merit University Of Southern California Scholarship.