Edison Teen Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

EDISON — Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Aneesa Sonawalla of Edison, a senior at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School, has earned the status of semifinalist and remains in the running to be a winner of a $2,500 scholarship.

Hospital Resident Honored For Her Art

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Minnie Wilkins, a resident of Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights, is an exceptional individual with artistic skills. Wilkins successfully entered a colorful geometric design done in markers entitled “Colours of Motion” in a recent art competition.