RIDGELY - Helen Wiley, a recent graduate of North Caroline High School, was named the Caroline County winner in the 14th annual Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars competition, it was announced in a news release.
The statewide scholarship program is aimed at supporting promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an engineering-related field.
Wiley received a merit-based scholarship of $10,000 during an awards reception and dinner hosted by Northrop Grumman on Wednesday, June 15.
Wiley excelled in math and science as a student at North Caroline High School. She served as an intern for her school's AP Physics teacher and a tutor for the general physics class. Her advanced chemistry studies included a water quality project examining the Choptank River and the Chesapeake Bay. Wiley was selected to take part in Salisbury University's STEM Academy and the National Electric Cooperative Leadership Tour in Washington, D.C. Outside her academic pursuits, she served as captain of the varsity field hockey team and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
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