Student from Hill Regional Career wins 2019 National Merit Scholarship

Poorna Balakumar, a student from Hill Regional Career High School was just awarded a 2019 National Merit Scholarship!  Of the 1.6 million entrants, approximately 50,000 with the highest PSAT scores qualified for recognition in the national Merit* Scholarship Program.  In September, Poorna qualified as one of 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists from accross the country. This month, based on her abilities, skills, and accomplishments, she was selected as a winner of a Merit Scholarship* award from the group of national finalists.
 
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