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CHS Announces three 2022 CHS National Merit Scholars

Chesterton High School has announced two College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners:

On June 1, Chesterton High School announced the following National Merit Scholarship winners:

 

Peyton Day

Peyton Day, son of Joseph and Rhonda Day of Chesterton, has received a college-sponsored Purdue University National Merit Scholarship in the area of Biomedical Engineering. 

 

Joseph M. Hall

Joseph M. Hall, son of Patricia Callahan of Porter and Michael Hall of Chesterton, has received a college-sponsored Purdue University National Merit Scholarship in the area of Computer Science.

Purdue University is a state-assisted university system with students on five campuses. Among the 25 largest colleges and universities in the nation, Purdue's West Lafayette campus enrollment exceeds 34,000. Undergraduate education at the West Lafayette campus is organized by academic schools: Agriculture; Consumer and Family Sciences; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts; Management; Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences; Science; Technology; and Veterinary Medicine.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 2,600 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2022 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. An additional group of Scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2022 competition to about 4,000.

This year, 155 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 82 private and 73 public institutions located in 42 states and the District of Columbia. College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners announced today are a part of the distinguished group of about 7,500 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships for college undergraduate study worth over $28 million. 

 

Posted 7/11/22:

Chesterton High School announced a third College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winner:

On July 11, Chesterton High School announced an additional National Merit Scholarship winner:

Ethan Kroft

Ethan Kroft, the son of Brandon and Allison Kroft of Chesterton, has received a college-sponsored Indiana University Bloomington National Merit Scholarship in the area of Business Management.

Indiana University Bloomington, one of America's great teaching and research universities, is known worldwide for outstanding programs in the arts, business, sciences, humanities, social sciences, education, journalism, informatics, nursing, optometry, public and environmental affairs, health, physical education and recreation. Students bring diverse beliefs and backgrounds from all 50 states and 136 countries. Time Magazine has recognized IU as having excellent programs to help students' transition to college.

Kroft is one of 1200 additional winners announced today of the National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. These Merit Scholar designees join more than 2,600 other college-sponsored award recipients who were announced in June.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

This year, 155 colleges and universities are sponsoring over 3,800 Merit Scholarship awards. Sponsor colleges include 82 private and 73 public institutions located in 42 states and the
District of Columbia.

This final group of winners brings the number of 2022 National Merit Scholars to more than 7,200.