Lugoff-Elgin High student named a National Merit Semifinalist
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Lugoff-Elgin High School senior Ethan Little has been named a National Merit Program Semifinalist, putting him in the running for significant scholarship awards. He is the son of John and Kelley Little.
Little is a member of the Lugoff-Elgin High School Beta Club, National Honor Society and Student Council. He is also part of the Lugoff-Elgin Marching Band and the LEHS Quiz Bowl Team.
The National Merit Scholarship Program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Semifinalists represent the top one percent of high school seniors across the United States.
Approximately 90 percent of the 16,000 nationwide Semifinalists will attain Finalist standing in February, with half of those winning a National Merit Scholarship.
Scholarships include National Merit Scholarships worth $2,500 each, college-sponsored Merit Scholarships that provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study, and about 1,000 corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarships.