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Nine Woodbury Students are Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

They are among 16,000 high school students from across the country to be named semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Several students from Woodbury schools have been named semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They are:

East Ridge High School

  • Colin Scheibner
  • Christopher Yang

Woodbury High School

  • Edward Liu
  • Kinsey Philips
  • Daniel Pilon
  • Jack Thomas
  • Angela Yang

Math and Science Academy

  • Rachel Glick
  • Iram Shafqat

The local high school students are among 16,000 from across the country to receive this honor.

Students qualify for the National Merit program by earning top scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The highest scoring entrants from each state are named semifinalists and go on to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarship money.

To be considered for a National Merit Scholarship, semifinalists must advance to finalist standing in the competition by completing the application process, obtaining letters of recommendation, and demonstrating high academic performance.

Finalists will be named in February.

 

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