A Western Springs senior at Lyons Township High School is the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship Corp. corporate-sponsored award.
John E. McDermott received the award sponsored by Snap-on Incorporated of Kenosha, which manufactures hand service tools, toll storage units and electronic diagnostic equipment.
The corporate-sponsored awards announced Wednesday are awarded to National Merit finalists who are children of employees or dealers of the company provided the scholarship.
McDermott plans a career in medicine. The scholarship can be used at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university.