12 EHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists
The same dozen students who were semifinalists back in September are now among 15,000 finalists for $32 million in scholarships.
The list of semifinalists was released earlier this month, outlining the students still in the running for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships—worth more than $32 million—set to be awarded this spring.
The same 12 EHS students were named semifinalists last September. They are now among approximately 15,000 finalists, with more than half of those finalists ultimately winning a National Merit Scholarship.
The 15,000 finalists are out of 1.5 million students who initially entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship competition.
The full list of EHS seniors still in the running for National Merit Scholarships is as follows:
- Yasmeen Almog
- Emily Cherkassky
- Sarah Downey
- Elisa Georis
- Jessica Hankes
- Sarah Jones
- Andrea Kimball
- Kathleen McDonald
- Leslie Mei
- Grace Meyer
- Hunter Pribyl-Huguelet
- Anisha Singh
Three types of scholarships will be offered this spring, including corporate-sponsored awards, college-sponsored awards and $2,500 National Merit Scholarships.
Winners will be announced beginning in April and concluding in July. Those scholarship recipients will join more than 291,000 other students who have earned the Merit Scholar title.