Sacred Heart Senior Named National Merit Finalist
The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that a Sacred Heart Catholic High School senior has advanced to the Finalist standing in 2015 competition. Daniel Barron has been named a Finalist and will continue in the competition to be considered for National Merit Scholarships offered in 2015.
At Sacred Heart Catholic High School, Barron serves as Captain of the Mathletes Team and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is a member of the National Beta Club and served as the club’s vice-president in 10th grade. He has participated in the Mississippi Science and Mathematics Tournament and earned 1st and 2nd place honors in 9th and 10th grades, respectively. Barron has served on the yearbook staff and was the videographer for the varsity football team for two years. He plans to obtain a degree in Computer Science. Barron is the son of Liz and Jim Barron of Hattiesburg and is a parishioner at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.