Moreau grad named National Merit Scholar
Karthik H. Kalyanaraman of Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, pictured with Principal Lisa Tortorich, is a recipient of a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship. Kalyanaraman, whose probable career field is electrical engineering, is among 2,500 Merit Scholar designees chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. His scholarship, announced May 10, is funded through the program's own funds. By the conclusion of this year's competition, National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million will be awarded to about 7,500 students.