The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named three Chesterton High
School seniors National Merit Scholarship winners.
Karlyn Layman, Bryan Pamintuan and Nolan Poczekay have all received
college-sponsored Merit Scholarships from Purdue University in West
Layman plans to study biology at Purdue University. She is the daughter of
Chris and Jeff Layman of Valparaiso.
Pamintuan plans to study engineering at Purdue University. He is the son of
Hilda Tsai and Al Pamintuan of Chesterton.
Nolan Poczekay plans to study engineering at Purdue University. He is the
son of Thomas and Jamie Poczekay of Westville.
Purdue University is a state-assisted university system with students on
five campuses. Among the 25 largest colleges and universities in the nation,
Purdue's West Lafayette campus enrollment exceeds 34,000. Undergraduate
education at the West Lafayette campus is organized by academic schools:
Agriculture; Consumer and Family Sciences; Education; Engineering; Liberal
Arts; Management; Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences; Science;
Technology; and Veterinary Medicine.