Olympia High School recent graduate Daniel Ryckman has received a National Merit Scholarship to the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, according to aNational Merit Scholarship Corporation news release.
College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 a year for four years at that specific institution.
About 7,400 students in the country were 2015 National Merit Scholars, and received scholarships totaling more than $32 million, according to the corporation.
Ryckman joins seven other South Sound teens whose National Merit scholarships were announced in the spring.
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