Three students from Burbank High School and John Burroughs High School were recently awarded $2,500 National Merit Scholarships.
BHS senior Kacey Fifield would like to explore public policy as a possible career field.
JBHS senior Lillian Raesler would like to go into physics, while Margaret Roberts, also a JBHS senior, would like to explore mechanical engineering.
BHS student Lorenzo Lopez received the National Merit Purdue University Scholarship and is interested in going into computer science.
Purdue University is a state-assisted university system with students on five campuses. Among the 25 largest colleges and universities in the nation, Purdue’s West Lafayette campus enrollment exceeds 34,000. Undergraduate education at the West Lafayette campus is organized by academic schools: agriculture; consumer and family sciences; education; engineering; liberal arts; management; pharmacy, nursing and health sciences; science; technology; and veterinary medicine.
First published in the June 24 print issue of the Burbank Leader.