The National Merit Scholarship Awards has named two McDowell seniors as finalists for scholarships. Elias Herrera Hernandez and Parth Parikh will be notified next month if they have been selected or not. 

National Merit will name 7,140 students out of over 15,000 applicants to receive scholarships this year. Applicants will be notified if the are awarded scholarships, beginning in March. 

More information on the National Merit Scholarship Program can be found here