Ten Charlotte-area students were named this week as winners of Achievement Scholarship awards as part of the National Merit Scholarship program.
The students were among 800 African-American high school seniors across the nation to win scholarships in the annual competition, which offers more than $2 million in awards.
The area winners comprised four from Mecklenburg County, three from Union County, two from York County and one from Catawba County.
Charlotte-area winners and their probable career fields:
Mecklenburg• Brianna Hardeo, Cato Middle College; physical therapy.
• Ebony Hargro, North Mecklenburg High; human rights.
• Tranice Warner, Cato Middle College; civil engineering.
• Christian White, Charlotte Latin; electrical engineering.
Catawba• Kyle Danner, Maiden High; mechanical engineering.
Union• Adrienne Bonar, Marvin Ridge High; mechanical engineering.
• Cara Edwards, Marvin Ridge High; international relations.
• Fhoenix Frager, Marvin Ridge High; anesthesiology.
York• Nathaniel Brown, Rock Hill High; statistics.
• Kristen Tucker, Rock Hill High; chemical engineering.