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2022 CHS National Merit Scholar - 7/22

Chesterton High School has 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.