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Seniors Riggs Markham, Teddy Owen named National Merit Finalists

Seniors Riggs Markham, Teddy Owen named National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to seniors Riggs Markham and Harold (Teddy) Owen for being named National Merit Finalists for the Class of 2017. This Certificate of Merit was awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Program to all who advanced to Finalist standing by demonstrating distinguished performance and high potential for future academic accomplishment.

Each was named a semifinalist last year and were among the top one percent of students in the United States who took the PSAT last year. They will both continue to participate in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Riggs is the son of John Markham and Stephanie Riggs Markham of Memphis. He  attended elementary school at Grace-St. Luke's School in Memphis.

Teddy is the son of Harold E. Owen, Jr. and Dr. Virginia Owen  of Collierville. He attended Incarnation Elementary School in Collierville.