D99 National Merit Students

D99 National Merit Students

Twenty-three students have received recognition in the 2019 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.

“We’re incredibly proud of all of our students for earning this national recognition,” South High Principal Ed Schwartz said. 

“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 community.”

South High National Merit Semifinalists

Carson Aldrich, Principal Ed Schwartz, Ethan Pawl. Approximately 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 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 7,500 NMSP scholarships totaling more than $33 million.

 

North High National Merit Semifinalists

Principal Janice Schwarze with Alena Spreitzer (Not photographed: Marion Deal and Kishore Kumar). Approximately 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 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 7,500 NMSP scholarships totaling more than $33 million.

 

National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar 

From South High, Christopher Cossyleon was named a National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar. He scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region. 

 

South High National Merit Commended Students

Front row (l-r): Samantha Guagliardo, Annika Heiling, Emma Sayre, Anna Bogdanski, Grace Curry; Back row (l-r): Dominic Balsamo, Matthew Perry, Thomas Blackmore, Ryan Borzello, Principal Ed Schwartz. About 50,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized, which represents the top three percent of more than 1.6 million students who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. 

 

North High National Merit Commended Students 

Back row (l-r):  Eleanor M. Maher, Margaret L. Lyons, Jeremy Blumka, Joseph Martens; Front row (l-r): Caitlin E. McCann, Katherine A Lyda, Parker McGuire, Principal Janice Schwarze. (Not photographed: Liam M. Schultz and Clare B. Southworth.) About 50,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized, which represents the top three percent of more than 1.6 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.


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