First Posted: 10/17/2007
Five Wyoming Seminary seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship competition, said John Gordon, Dean of the Upper School. Among the semifinalists is Lauren Onofrey of Waverly. Onofrey, along with Seminary seniors Jacob Cole of Hanover Twp., Ben Cushing of Moscow, Diya Das of Wilkes-Barre and Molli Grossman of Shavertown, will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,200 Merit Scholarship Awards, worth $34 million, that will be offered next spring. Every finalist will be considered for one of 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarships that will be awarded on a state representational basis.