Mary Katherine Wirl, who intends to pursue a career in publishing, will receive an annual scholarship worth between $500 and $2,500 each year at the University of South Carolina.
Wirl was selected for the scholarship by the University of South Carolina from among the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program finalists planning to attend the school.
Approximately 1.5 million students entered the competition by taking the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
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