A Meridian student is among 21 statewide who have been named National Merit scholarship winners.
Meridian High School's Meredith Wilson will attend the University of Mississippi.
College officials chose the winners from program finalists planning to attend their respective institutions.
The award amounts are between $500 and $2,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study.
Wilson was the only Meridian student to receive this category of award as a National Merit finalist.