National Merit Scholarship Students at North High 2022

National Merit Scholarship Students at North High 2022

Sixteen students from North High School in Downers Grove have received recognition in the 2022 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 studies.

North High National Merit Semifinalists include:

  • Madeline From
  • Juliana Gomien
  • Alexander Krejca
  • Helen Larkin
  • Elisenda Lee-Palou
  • Andrew Marron
  • Dhruv Nambisan
  • Adam Sitabkhan
  • Madison Smith
  • Ian Stagaman

North High National Merit Commended students include:

  • Jessica Cagney
  • Anika Canamedi
  • Nathan Nutt
  • Madeline Riske
  • Caitlyn Stocki
  • Megan Thompson

“We’re incredibly proud of our students for their dedication to their studies during their high school career,” North High Principal Courtney DeMent said. “Their hard work has paid off in earning this prestigious acknowledgement.”

Students entered the National Merit Scholarship Program, a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation, by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) offered in October 2020 and January 2021. National Merit Semifinalist students will join approximately 16,000 seniors from across the country, representing the top one percent, and will compete for scholarships.

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