A huge congratulations this afternoon to Daviess County High School senior Elijah Cooper.  He has been named a 2018 National Merit Semifinalist.


According to the Daviess County Public Schools, Eli is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Key Club and the DCHS Swim Team.  He's also president of the Y-Club and Beta Club and his vice president of the Student Council.  And, last year, as a member of the Panther Academic Team, he helped lead his team to a national championship.

With his National Merit Semifinalist designation, Eli is now eligible to compete for his share of over 7,000 National Merit Scholarships valued at more than $32 million dollars.  Following graduation from DCHS, he plans to study pre-medicine and political science!  That scholarship money will certainly come in handy should he be awarded a share.

Congratulations, Eli and good luck!


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