Seventeen North High students have received recognition in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). The program recognizes high school seniors who have excelled in academics and have the potential to succeed in rigorous college programs.
“Congratulations to our students for being named with this prestigious honor,” North High Principal Janice Schwarze said. “We are proud to share this exciting news with our school and our community.”
National Merit Semifinalists
Back row (l-r): Principal Janice Schwarze, Braden Moore, Charlotte Klasing, Cady Murphy, Ayyan Ahmad; Front row (l-r): Amber Moca, Abigail Johanek, Belle Blanchard
Approximately 1.5 million juniors in more than 21,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Our students will join approximately 16,000 seniors from across the country, representing the top one percent, and will compete for 8,700 NMSP scholarships totaling more than $41 million.
National Merit Commended Students
Back row (l-r): Principal Janice Schwarze, Hunter Campbell, James Nuttall, Sotirios Gouriotis, Lily Wenger, Aaron Marszewski; Front row (l-r): Jacob Giarratano, Tabitha Dickinson, Megan Krause, Jordan Richmond, Ellissa Dennis
About 50,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized, which represents the top three percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
For more information about the National Merit Scholarship Program, please visit www.nationalmerit.org.