LHS’s Johnson receives National Achievement Scholarship award | News
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation awarded a National Achievement Scholarship to Lexington High senior Madeline Johnson.
Johnson received the $2,500 scholarship after advancing through three rounds of the National Achievement Scholarship competition.
Johnson was one of more than 160,000 students who entered the program in 2011 after taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as high school juniors. After advancing through the first round and being named a Semifinalist in the second round, Johnson continued to fulfill requirements for Finalist standing, which included holding a high academic performance, recommendation from an official at their school and earning excellent SAT performance scores.
After graduating from LHS in June 2013, Johnson plans to attend Georgia Tech and major in engineering.