Four Seattle Public Schools graduates are among this year’s winners in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program; three of them are graduates of Garfield High School.
Catherine E. Carey, Joanna Lynch, and Samuel A. Rasch of Garfield join more than 2,500 high school seniors nationwide who have been awarded National Merit Scholarship awards, which are underwritten by U.S. colleges and universities.
Carey will attend Colby College and plans to major in Environmental Science. Lynch is headed to Carleton College and is undecided. Rasch will attend the University of Arizona and pursue a degree in Computer Science. They will each receive scholarship awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate coursework.