Minnetonka graduate receives scholarship

Elizabeth Isaacson, a graduate at Minnetonka High School, has been awarded a National Merit Emerson Electric Co. Scholarship.

She is among 9 recipients of the scholarship, which is awarded annually to children of Emerson employees.

Isaacson, of Minnetonka, is the daughter of Karen Isaacson, Vice President of Operations at Rosemount in Chanhassen.

She plans to attend Northeastern University, Massachusetts.

The winners of the National Merit Emerson Scholarship receive $2,500 per academic year for four years.

Selection is made based on academic performance of the applicants: grade point average and national test scores. Participation in school activities and community involvement are also considered in the selection process, as well as an endorsement from a high school official.