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Oklahoma students win National Merit award

Four high school students from Oklahoma have earned $2,500 National Achievement Scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
Published: April 4, 2012


Students win national award

Four Oklahoma students have been awarded Achievement Scholarship, an award given to academically successful black students. The awards are given to about 800 students nationwide by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. and partner companies. The winners were narrowed from 160,000 entrants to 1,600 semifinalists. Each of the Oklahoma students received $2,500 award.

Caden I. Broussard, of Tulsa, attends Booker T. Washington High School. Broussard plans to study economics.

Darius C. Dixon, of Lawton, attends Eisenhower High School. Dixon plans to pursue fine arts.

Steven A. Morrison, of Edmond, attends Edmond Santa Fe High School. Morrison plans to study psychology.

Jasmine A. Pascoe, of Edmond, attends Edmond Memorial High School. Pascoe plans to go into medicine or chemical engineering.