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Royal Oak High Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

Two Royal Oak School seniors are among 15,000 national finalists, qualifying them for scholarship awards from across the United States.

Emma Holcomb (left), ROHS Principal Mike Van Camp and Bridget Vial Credit: Royal Oak Schools
Emma Holcomb (left), ROHS Principal Mike Van Camp and Bridget Vial Credit: Royal Oak Schools
Of the 1.5 million entrants in the National Merit Scholarship Program, the finalist pool has been narrowed to a select group of 15,000.

Two students from Royal Oak High School, Emma Holcomb and Bridget Vial, are among this select group of students. As Finalists, Emma and Bridget now become candidates for the coveted Merit Scholarship awards which are based on ability, skills, and accomplishments.

Emma is the daughter of Erin and Dennis Holcomb. She is Secretary-General of Royal Oak Model United Nations, past President of Interact Club and a member of the Marching Band. Bridget’s parents are Claire and Paul Vial. She is President of the Assembly of Royal Oak Model United Nations, participates in Cross Country and is a member of the Chamber Singers.

Both students are making use of the opportunities available at Royal Oak High School to complete Advanced Placement coursework, which provide students the opportunity to complete college level courses while attending high school.

Source: Royal Oak Schoools
Chuck Button February 14, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Congratulations to Emma & Bridget! It is great to see excelling is still a going on in our schools.

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