Hamilton student recognized in NMSC competition

Hamilton High School senior Remi Lassiter is one of 1,300 Black American high school seniors named finalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The selection of some 800 Achievement Scholarship winners from the group of finalists is now in progress.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), established in 1955, is a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 440 business organizations and higher education institutions to honor the nation’s scholastic champions and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence.