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Utah students gain National Merit awards

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The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced another round of Utah students receiving the prestigious award.

The corporation last spring announced winners of National Merit Scholarships worth $2,500 apiece.

The following students will receive awards of between $500 and $2,000 a year from the colleges listed:

Arizona State: Luke T. Ohl, Park City; Ashley R. Sundin, Skyline; Brent Tenney, Bingham.

Brigham Young University: Emily K. Birdsall, West Jordan; Matthew S. Brewster, Timpview; Elizabeth Dastrup, Mountain View; Gary D. Gardiner, Hillcrest; Rachel E. Rollins, Provo; Joseph S. Tingey, Brighton; Matthew D. Turner, Viewmont.

Emory University: Koshlan Mayer-Blackwell, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's.

Macalester College: Rae J. Sailor, Logan; Tiffany C. Eagar, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School

Northwestern University: Yu Ouyang, Orem.

Scripps College: Sara J. Hardy, Olympus; Kristen L. Hunt, Waterford School.

Herbert A. Templeton: Jeremy D. Innis, Park City.

University of California, Irvine: Ashley A. Brooks, Judge Memorial.

Utah State University: Michael J. Retford, Cyprus; David B. Noall, Kearns; Michael J. Robertson, West Jordan.

University of Utah: Marie L. Clougherty, Judge Memorial; Amanda Ellis, Brighton; Katrina B. Hannah, Uintah; Charles M. Harmon, Bountiful; Melinda L. Hill, Highland; Melissa G. Jones, Copper Hills; William F. Newton, Skyline; Jacob R. Tateoka, Skyline.

Wheaton College: Abigail R. Sutton, West.