Quick News: Plainfield North senior a scholarship semifinalist
September 29, 2013 10:00PM
Updated: November 1, 2013 10:01AM
Plainfield North High School announced that senior Sydney Latimore is a semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Latimore is one of 1,600 Black American high school seniors that have been selected in the program, which is aligned with the National Merit Scholarship Program. The winners of the scholarship program will be announced in the spring.
District 202 seniors are National Merit Scholar semifinalists
Two seniors from Plainfield School District 202 are National Merit Scholar semifinalists.
Plainfield Central senior Emma Turnbull and Plainfield South senior Erin Nielsen are competing to be finalists for the 2013-14 National Merit Scholarship.
The students are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide.
And students from Plainfield North and Plainfield South high schools have been named as “commended” students in the National Merit Scholarship program.
The three seniors from Plainfield South are Melanie Kregg, Craig Muncaster and Maxwell-John O’Mary.
The four seniors from Plainfield North are Antonia Caba, Shannon Carlson, Hamza Jaleel and Anay Katyal.
Commended students in the program do not continue on in the National Merit Scholarship program.
Bonnie McBeth offers teachers scholarships for grad school
The Bonnie McBeth Early Learning Scholarship program is being offered to teachers in and out of Plainfield School District 202 who are taking graduate-level courses in early education.
Scholarship winners can use the $1,500 in funds to help pay for costs associated with a university or certified early childhood program.
This year’s scholarship money can be used during the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
Applications are on the district’s website — www.psd202.org — and must be received by Oct. 18.