MacArthur High School senior Liam Lang, a Wantagh resident, has been named a finalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Lang has received a Certificate of Merit and is in the running to become one of 8,400 Merit Scholarship winners from a group of approximately 15,000 finalists.
The recipients of awards totaling more than $34 million will be announced this spring.
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Lang is enrolled in a competitive academic program and was recently designated an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor by the College Board. He is also a member of the National Honor Society, a Renaissance cardholder, an accomplished musician and a member of the Key Club.