Abington Heights High School students Paul A. Cheng, Maitri S. Pancholy and Sarah J. Parkinson have been named semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Kevin E. Kelly and Molly E. Siebecker of Scranton Prep, along with Jason J. Curtis, Hannah Y. Gabriel and Henry F. Smith of Wyoming Seminary have been named semifinalists.
Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (nmsc) announce Sept. 12, the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.
To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.
National Merit Scholarship winners of 2013 will be announced in four nationwide news releases beginning in April and concluding in July.
National Merit Scholarship Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
For details, visit www.nationalmerit.org.