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BROADNECK HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR EARNS PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced that Darian Rice, a senior at Broadneck High School, is the lone Anne Arundel County recipient of a 2015 National Achievement scholarship. He is among a group of approximately 700 talented African-American students from across the country to be awarded scholarships totaling more than $2 million this year.

Darian will receive a single-payment $2,500 award to study applied mathematics at a post-secondary institution of higher learning.

The National Achievement Scholarship Program has helped to support more than 34,200 outstanding African-American students over the past 51 years.  Students are eligible to receive awards based on top-level performance on the preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT).