|Seniors Abby Yoh and Patrick Girard have been named 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.|
Congratulations to seniors Abby Yoh and Patrick Girard on being named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit® Scholarship Program. More than 16,000 students from across the country were recently named semifinalists as part of the 2017 annual National Merit® Scholarship Program.
Abby and Patrick will go on to compete for approximately 7,500 National Merit® Scholarships, worth about $33 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. About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing, and more than half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.