Four Faulkner County students are among the 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships announced Tuesday. This is the third release naming recipients, and the students named Tuesday are recipients of the college-sponsored awards.
The students are:
ELISA S. DE TOGNI,
CONWAY HIGH SCHOOL
PROBABLE CAREER FIELD: CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
Washington University is a private, middle-sized, coeducational institution. The university offers undergraduate degree programs in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences, as well as in Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering and Fine Arts.
WILLIAM W. HENLEY,
CONWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
PROBABLE CAREER FIELD: LAW
UNIVERSITY OF TULSA SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Tulsa consists of five undergraduate colleges, a college of law and a graduate school. A full-time undergraduate and graduate enrollment of some 5,000 students from all the states and 40 foreign countries are taught by a faculty of more than 350. Six baccalaureate degrees are offered and graduate and professional degrees are offered in over 10 areas.
PAUL EVAN LOFTNESS, CONWAY, HOMESCHOOL
PROBABLE CAREER FIELD: COMPUTER SCIENCE
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Baylor University, with its main campus located at Waco, Texas, is a coeducational institution whose trustees are elected by the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Christian influence and ideals are emphasized. Established in 1845, Baylor offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of fields. Baylor maintains colleges of Nursing and Medical Research in Dallas and Hospital Administration in San Antonio. Enrollment on all campuses is over 12,000.
JOSEPH T. BENTON V, GREENBRIER HIGH SCHOOL
PROBABLE CAREER FIELD: PHYSICS
NATIONAL MERIT HENDRIX COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Hendrix College, a coeducational institution of 1,000 students located in Conway, is a college of Liberal Arts & Sciences related to the United Methodist Church. Hendrix takes seriously the imperative of excellence in its obligations to educate its students and to work with the church and community in the service of humanity. The college offers the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 21 major fields of study. Over 65 percent of the graduates each year pursue some form of graduate or professional study.