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Senior Wins National Merit $2500 Scholarship

Giri ViswanathanShady Side Academy senior Giri Viswanathan has been awarded a National Merit $2500 Scholarship by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Viswanathan was one of 2,500 students chosen from a nationwide pool of more than 15,000 National Merit finalists to receive the National Merit $2500 Scholarship. The winners were the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college studies, as selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors.

Viswanathan plans to attend Yale University in the fall.

Congratulations, Giri!

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