Congratulations Taylor County High School senior, Andrew Melton!! He has been named a National Merit Scholar!
According to NationalMerit.org, the mission of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States. NMSC accomplishes its mission by conducting nationwide academic scholarship programs. The enduring goals of NMSC's scholarship programs are:
To promote a wider and deeper respect for learning in general and for exceptionally talented individuals in particular.
To shine a spotlight on brilliant students and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence at all levels of education.
To stimulate increased support from individuals and organizations that wish to sponsor scholarships for outstanding scholastic talent.
Andrew plans on attending Samford University this fall. He is the son of David and April Melton.