Harbor grad is National Merit Scholarship winner

A recent Newport Harbor High School graduate was named a National Merit Scholarship winner in the final round.

James T. Kirk was awarded a scholarship by New York University, according to an announcement made Monday in a news release.

Kirk was one of 1,700 students nationally chosen in the final round and joins 6,600 students selected earlier in the year.

Winners were awarded between $500 to $2,000 scholarships for up to four years from the university they plan to attend.

Britney Barnes

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