Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.
Sycamore graduates were among those named. More than 25% of the Sycamore class of 2014 have earned the honor
To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifi nalists must fulfi ll several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the Semifi nalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.
SYCAMORE GRADUATES National semi-finalists Alex Brinkman Allison Earnhardt Allison Gerecke Jay Maturi Maya Mishra Jonathan Moore Jack Paganelli Michelle Shen Cory Steele Rachael Tan