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 - Leominsfer, Fifchburg Sf udenfs Advanced As...
Leominsfer, Fifchburg Sf udenfs Advanced As Merit Scholars Miss Helen E. Bray, a senior Bi Jltchburg High. School, and Michael R. Divis, who was given given early admission at Worces- me ociiiumaiui.' ,,*.!*. «·- ter Polytechnic Institute from (highest scorers in their states the junior class at Leomtaster on the National Merit Scholar- High School, are local winners ship Qualifying Test given compete for about 3,000 Merit Scholarships to be awarded spring. The Semifinalists were the February to some 750,000 students students in 17,250 schools. They constitute less than one per of the graduating secondary school seniors in the United States. The semifinalists are representative representative of the country's most intellectually able young people according to Edward C. Smith president of the National Meri S c h o l a r s h i p (NMSC). "From this group in the semifinals of the 1969-70 National Merit Scholarship program program announced today by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Corporation. Miss Bray, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hedley Bray of 639 Princeton Road, indicated sociology as her intended college college major and that she was undecided as to her choice of a career. Michael, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Divis of 146 Harvard Harvard St., Leominster, entered Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the close of his junior year. His college major and choice of a c a r e e r is mechanical engineering. engineering. Other area winners are Thomas Thomas P. Deveikis of Gardner High School, and the following students students from the Groton School: Lawrence J. Bogard, William B. G a n n e t t , Stephen Harts- . come many future leaders to business, industry, and the pro fessions," he said. "These students bring honor not only to themselves, but to then: families, their teachers and their communities. The fu ture success of these young pie will, however, depend their ability to become produc live at the "high intellectual levels that they are capable of attaining." Semifinalists must advance Finalist standing to be consider

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 17 Sep 1969, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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