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Lower Dauphin's Mauger finalist in National Merit program

Posted 2/28/18

Lower Dauphin High School senior Abigail Mauger recently was named a finalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

She will continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 …

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Lower Dauphin's Mauger finalist in National Merit program

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Lower Dauphin High School senior Abigail Mauger recently was named a finalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

She will continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships that will be announced between April and July.

These students are among 15,000 academically talented high school seniors from around the country and they represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors..

Abigail is the daughter of Elizabeth and David Mauger.

At the high school, she is a four-year member of the orchestra and a two-year member of the pit orchestra, playing viola in both. She is a National Merit Scholar semifinalist and competes in several academic competitions. She is also vice president and a two-year member of the National Latin Honor Society.

She is a two-year member of the National English Honor Society and National Science Honor Society.

In the community, she is very involved in her church and competes in Bible quiz competitions.

She also has performed in the Elizabethtown College Community Orchestra for the past four years.

She plans to attend college and graduate school to major in biochemistry with a possible career in medical research or pharmacology.