NORMAN — A final group of winners brings the number of 2013 National Merit Scholars to more than 7,800.
These high school graduates will receive scholarships for undergraduate study worth approximately $35 million.
In addition to college-sponsored awards, two other types of National Merit Scholarships were offered: 2,500 National Merit $2500 Scholarships, for which all finalists competed, and more than 1,000 corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards for finalists who met criteria specified by their grantor organizations.
The following Norman area students were among the final group of National Merit winners:
· Gabriela N. Fisher, Norman
Probable career field: Physics
National Merit University of Central Florida Scholarship
· Nafis Zaman, Norman
Probable career field: Computer science
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Oklahoma City
National Merit University of Oklahoma Scholarship
· Derek B. Moates, Moore
Probable career field: Aerospace engineering
Moore High School
National Merit Oklahoma State University Scholarship