A Chesterton High School senior has been named a National Merit winner by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Branden Wong has received a college-sponsored University of Southern California National Merit Scholarship. The University of Southern California is private, coeducational, and nonsectarian, and is located in the heart of the city of Los Angeles. Undergraduate enrollment is nearly 14,000 students. A College of Letter, Arts and Sciences is complemented by 19 professional and graduate schools offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Graduate enrollment is about 12,000. Wong is the son of Kwan and Yu Wong of Chesterton.