Class of 2020 excels in the National Merit Scholarship Competition

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Congratulations to each of the 21 students who qualified for the National Merit Scholarship Competition based on their October 2018 PSAT results. Those 21 students represented the top 50,000 scorers out of 1.6 million students nationwide. Of those 21, the eight students below are 2020 National Merit semifinalists. There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists nationwide, and they are considered the top 1% of high school students in the country.

Left to right: Jeanette G., Arav M., Abhi P., Siddarth P., Cameron C., Jack K., Samantha K., and Sanjana K.(Photo courtesy of Lake Highland)

These talented Highlander seniors will now compete for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million for the selected finalists.

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