Lockheed Martin Recognizes Local National Merit Scholars
OWEGO, NY, 21-AUG-06 -- Four high school seniors, children of employees at Lockheed Martin Systems Integration – Owego, have been awarded National Merit Scholarships funded by the Lockheed Martin Corporation Foundation. The Lockheed Martin Scholarship Program was established to benefit children of Lockheed Martin employees.
“Lockheed Martin is proud to recognize our employees’ children for their scholastic achievement and to help these young people become our future leaders,” said Frank Meyer, president of Lockheed Martin Systems Integration – Owego. “These students are certain to impact the future with innovative ideas and contributions to society.”
The students receiving the scholarships are:
- Sima Patel of Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas, daughter of Navinbhai Patel. Sima plans to attend Brown University to pursue a biochemistry degree.
- Timothy Ream of Tioga Central High School, son of Robert Ream. Timothy will attend Manhattanville College in the fall.
- Nathan Webb of Maine-Endwell High School, son of Kathleen Webb. Nathan plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute to pursue an electrical engineering degree.
- Jacob Williams of Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, Nebraska, son of Gary Williams. Jacob will attend the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in the fall.
The scholarship recipients are chosen from a pool of students whose scores on their junior year Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test qualified them as National Merit semifinalists, and who subsequently identified themselves on the National Merit Scholarship Application as children of Lockheed Martin employees. The annual competition is conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which handles all aspects of selecting winners and administering their awards.