Update: Sandy Springs Students Compete for Merit Scholarships

Students from North Springs, Riverwood and Holy Innocents' are among the semifinalists.


High scores on a test taken during their junior year made more than 100 students in the Fulton County School System semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The school system announced that 108 seniors – the highest number in Fulton history – will now continue in the national competition for 8,300 Merit Scholarship awards, a value of approximately $32 million.

Here are semifinalists from North Springs and Riverwood.

  • North Springs Charter High School

Ilene M. Baker

Michael A. Hochman

Emily G. Kelly

  • Riverwood International Charter High School

Ashwin Anantharaman

Travis W. Dean

Charly J. Olson

  • Holy Innocents' Episcopal School 

Creighton Aldridge

Kendall Jackson

Charles Spencer


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