Pine-Richland students recognized in the university program
Nine seniors from Pine-Richland High School are named semifinalists of the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Corp. program.
They include Kevin Frenz, Ethan Jancy, Nicholas Labuda, Eliana Lazzaro, Tadg Manna, Andrew Ni, Jeffrey Ock, Anabel Peasah and Amish Sethi. They are among the 16,000 semi-finalists of the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
In addition, seniors Audrey Dekunder, Matthew Farmar, Christopher Fisher, Rand Hasan, Robert Helmsen, Patricia Holmes, Negein Immen, Ayden Lamparski, Colby Ohlund, Colin Ohlund, Justin Puthenpurayil, Jessica Stella, Callie Stoltz and Carolyn Williams have been appointed to the program. school.
These students are recognized for their outstanding work in the preliminary qualifying test for the SAT / National Merit Scholarship (PSAT / NMSQT). The semi-finalists have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 national scholarships worth nearly $ 30 million to be offered next spring. To be considered for an excellence scholarship, semi-finalists must meet several conditions to access the finalist level of the competition.
About 95 percent of the semi-finalists are expected to achieve finalist status, and about half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the title of Merit Scholar.