Collinsville, Oklahoma
April 23, 2015
Cannon Vogel Is
National Merit Scholar
2015 CHS Senior Is Also
Oklahoma Academic All-State
& Likely Headed To MIT For College
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the likely next stop for Cannon Vogel after graduation from Collinsville High School this May. MIT is Canon's top college choice and he has been acepted. Cannon will receive these two certificates (Oklahoma Academic All State & National Merit Scholar) along with others, at the May 12 CHS Senior awards assembly (6:30pm in the CHS Commons).
Cannon Vogel was notified a few weeks ago that he had been selected as one of the rare National Merit Scholars for 2015, but the formal announcement could not be made until April 22. To mark that occasion, this group posed for a photo at Collinsville High School yesterday (L-R): Collinsville School Superintendent Lance West, (Mom) Mitzy Vogel, Cannon Vogel, (Dad) Rick Vogel, and CHS Principal Jon Coleman.
The National Merit Scholar Program is fully funded by private companies and corporations. Each year they give financial scholarships to the National Merit Scholars. Each scholar is given one from a specific company. Cannon will receive one from AEP/PSO in the amount of $4,000.
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Note: Records are not readily available to determine if Cannon is the first CHS winner of this prestigious award?

Cannon is a key member of the CHS Academic team that will compete at Nationals in Washington D.C. this summer.

Cannon's father Rick is a 1986 CHS grad and his mother has taught in the Collinsville School system since 2005.

Merit scholars ... I do know of at least one other Jason Quick in 1991 was awarded a National Merit Scholarship and also went to MIT. I do remember when he was awarded it he was the first for Collinsville and they even had a parade in his honor.

CMSgt Randy Kay, USAF (4/26/2015)

Previous Oklahoma. Academic All State (Merrissa Jennings 2013)

Tulsa World on 5 Oklahoma Merit Scholars
-- 4/24/2015

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