Bluffton student receives National Merit Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of about 800 black American high school seniors across the country who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

JeRevienne I. Mitchell, a Bluffton student who is home-schooled, is on that list and has received a $2,500 scholarship. His probable career field is in the foreign service, a news release said.