Thursday, 01 October 2020 14:32

2020 National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students Named

SARATOGA SPRINGS —Saratoga Springs High School students Cristina DeMeo, Nathan Krackeler, Lily Rosan, and Julian Silva-Forbes have been named National Merit Semifinalists. 

More than 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT Test (PSAT).  Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, include the highest-scoring entrants in each state. Semifinalists have the opportunity to compete in the National Merit
Scholarship competition.

In addition, Jonathan D'Alonzo, Jackson Ellnor, Wesley Griffiths, Kara Hausam, Ava Herzog, Nicholas Leanza, Joseph Mergen, Joseph Prostick, Jason Schwartz, Vania Sih, Alexander Ucci, and Jason Zheng have been named as Commended Students in the National Merit program. Commended Students are also recognized for the exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the qualifying test.

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