Lockheed Martin Awards Scholarships to Seven Bay Area Students Who Are National Merit Finalists
The students receiving the scholarships are:
Emily Lomaxof Wilcox High Schoolin Santa Clara, daughter of employees Curtis and Piper Lomax. Lomax plans to attend the University of California, Santa Barbarato pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.
Aaron Jaffeyof Gunn High Schoolin Palo Alto, son of employee Stephen Jaffey. Jaffey plans to attend Stanford Universityin Stanfordto pursue a degree in computer science and engineering.
Rebecca Kennedyof Washington High School in Fremont, daughter of employee Kevin Kennedy. Kennedy plans to attend the University of California, San Diegoto pursue a degree in literature.
Victoria Selzerof Irvington High Schoolin Fremont, daughter of employee Greg Selzer. Selzer plans to attend the University of California, San Diegoto pursue a degree in biology
Sabrina Siuof Homestead High School in Cupertino, daughter of employee Chea-Hwa Siu. Siu plans to attend Princeton Universityin Princeton, N.J., to pursue a degree in environmental engineering.
Marlena Vasquezof Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, daughter of employee Chris Vasquez. Vasquez plans to attend Yale Universityin New Haven, Conn., to pursue a degree in political science.
Brian Yasukawaof Lynbrook High School in San Jose, son of employee Daniel Yasukawa. Yasukawa plans to attend the University of California, Los Angelesto pursue a degree in computer science.
The seven scholarship recipients are the children of Lockheed Martin employees working in
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. chose the 2009 scholarship recipients from a group of candidates who are children of Lockheed Martin employees and stepchildren who primarily reside with a Lockheed Martin employee. The candidates first qualified as merit program semifinalists on the basis of their Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores and then advanced to the finalist level by meeting academic and other requirements set by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
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