Lyons Township senior earns National Merit scholarship

<p>Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

Sun-Times Media file photo

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.


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