Thirteen Northshore Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to the thirteen Northshore students who were named National Merit semifinalists. Nationally, about 16,000 students were named semifinalists this year. 

Bothell High School
Alice Standley

Inglemoor High School
Margaret He
Sebastian Kolde
Sofia Leotta
Dace Roberts
Kimaya Wijeratna

North Creek High School
Amal Jacob
Akash Selvakumar

Woodinville High School
Isabella Bueno
Ethan Kam
Benjamin Sehmel
Elliot Smith
Aria Yang

These high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. 

Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of semifinalists includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. The number of semifinalists in a state is proportional to the state’s percentage of the national total of graduating seniors.

To be considered for a scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition.

To learn more, visit National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s website.

 

 

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