East Senior Named National Merit Winner

East Senior Named National Merit Winner photo
High School East senior Cindy Li has been selected as a winner of a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship.

Cindy was chosen as a one of 2,500 winners for the Merit Scholarship award among 15,000 finalists based on their abilities, skills and accomplishments. The National Merit Scholarship Competition evaluates participants on their academic record, school’s curricula and grading system, two SAT scores, school official’s written recommendation, the finalist’s extracurricular activities, leadership and personal essay. 

Cindy is a member of the High School East science research program, math team, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society and German Honor Society. Next fall, she will attend Brown University, where she will pursue an undergraduate degree in applied math.