THORNWOOD, N. Y. -- Mount Pleasant Central School District officials are congratulating Westlake High School senior Will Sweeny on being named a finalist in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
On a Facebook post , school officials said Sweeny is to compete with 15,000 other finalists nationwide for 2,500 Merit scholarship awards, as well as other corporate and university scholarships. Winners will be announced in the spring, school officials said.
"Good luck Will!" reads the post.