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SEMIFINALISTS IN THE 2014 NATIONAL MERIT® SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM …

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION

SEMIFINALISTS IN THE 2014 NATIONAL MERIT® SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Semifinalists Named in a 2014 National Merit® Scholarship Program

(Evanston, Illinois) Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced a names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in a 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically gifted high propagandize seniors have an event to continue in a foe for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships value about $35 million that will be offering subsequent spring. To be deliberate for a Merit Scholarship® award,

Semifinalists contingency perform several mandate to allege to a Finalist turn of a competition. About 90 percent of a Semifinalists are approaching to achieve Finalist standing, and some-more than half of a Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning a Merit Scholar® title.

NMSC, a not-for-profit classification that operates but supervision assistance, was determined in 1955 privately to control a annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with a possess supports and by approximately 440 business organizations and aloft preparation institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring a nation’s scholarly champions and enlivening a office of educational excellence.

Semifinalists in a 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program

Steps in a 2014 Competition

About 1.5 million juniors in some-more than 22,000 high schools entered a 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program by holding a 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), that served as an initial shade of module entrants. The inhabitant pool

of Semifinalists, representing reduction than one percent of U.S. high propagandize seniors, includes a highest- scoring entrants in any state. The series of Semifinalists in a state is proportional to a state’s commission of a inhabitant sum of graduating seniors.

To turn a Finalist, a Semifinalist and their high propagandize contingency contention a minute grant application, in that they yield information about a Semifinalist’s educational record, appearance in propagandize and village activities, demonstrated care abilities, employment,

and honors and awards received. A Semifinalist contingency have an superb educational record through- out high school, be permitted and endorsed by a high propagandize official, write an essay, and acquire SAT scores that endorse a student’s progressing opening on a subordinate test.

From a approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, about 15,000 are approaching to advance

to a Finalist level, and in Feb they will be told of this designation. All National Merit Scholarship winners will be comparison from this organisation of Finalists. Merit Scholar designees are comparison on a basement of their skills, accomplishments, and intensity for success in severe college studies, but courtesy to gender, race, racial origin, or eremite preference.

National Merit Scholarships

Three forms of National Merit Scholarships will be offering in a open of 2014. Every Finalist will contest for one of 2,500 National Merit $2500 Scholarships that will be awarded on a state representational basis. About 1,000 corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards will be supposing by approximately 240 companies and business organizations for Finalists who accommodate their specified criteria, such as children of a grantor’s employees or residents of communities where unite plants or offices are located. In addition, about 200 colleges and universities are approaching to financial some 4,500 college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards for Finalists who will attend a unite institution.

National Merit Scholarship winners of 2014 will be announced in 4 inhabitant news releases commencement in Apr and final in July. These grant recipients will join some-more than 300,000 other renowned immature people who have warranted a Merit Scholar title.

National Merit, Merit Scholarship,  Merit Scholar, and a corporate heading                are federally purebred use outlines of National

Merit Scholarship Corporation.  PSAT/NMSQT is a purebred heading of National Merit Scholarship Corporation  and a College Board.

Semifinalists: 2014 National

Merit Scholarship Program

 ALASKA

 

ANCHORAGE

GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

833   Winkle, Kristin M.

 

HIGHLAND TECH CHARTER SCHOOL

000   Roberts, Kilian B.

 

POLARIS K – 12 SCHOOL

999   Denney, Grace O.

 

ROBERT SERVICE H. S.

999   Hanson, Maria E.

904   Krasnican, Thomas A.

 

SOUTH ANCHORAGE H. S.

999   Crews, Nicholas B.

185   Flynn, Palden E.

950   Oder, Erik C.

 

WEST ANCHORAGE H. S.

907   Birnbaum, Sawyer

999   Boslough, Madelyn S.

999   Kennedy, Aleah C.

185   Lobontiu, Diana

556   Lobontiu, Ioana

270   Plumlee, Flynn

628   Powell, Sarah N.

455   Savoie, Mariah J.

450   Shayer, Eli N.

999   Sheasley, Jenny A.

202   Simpson, Samantha T.

461   Volz, Jacob F.

 

CHUGIAK

CHUGIAK H. S.

742   Newsham, Michael

 

FAIRBANKS

JAMES T. HUTCHISON H. S.

843   Canright, Jared P.

 

WEST VALLEY H. S.

792   Glowa, Tristan K.

843   Keith, Abel C.

257   Moore, Eryn E.

450   Smock, Robert D.

 

HAINES

HAINES H. S.

302   White, Eli B.

 

HOMESCHOOL

836   MacKowiak, Sasha V.

 

J.B. ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON

HOMESCHOOL

161   Ohotnicky, Colette E.

 

JUNEAU

HOMESCHOOL

999   Quick, Kylan

 

JUNEAU – DOUGLAS H. S.

162   Connolly, John P.

185   Gross, Ariana

990   Mell, Stephen L.

792   Steedle, Ruby L.

 

KODIAK

KODIAK H. S.

451   Dumm, Will R.

 

PALMER

HOMESCHOOL

520   Zulliger, Alora E.

 

PALMER H. S.

450   Lynn, James

 

SITKA

SITKA H. S.

400   Pike, Chaya E.

 

SOLDOTNA

SOLDOTNA H. S.

999   Bramante, Juliet T.