Three King Students are named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to Grade 12 students Nick Perez, Ashley Xu, and Cam Raker on becoming National Merit Scholars semifinalist. In September, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 scholarships worth more than $31 million in the spring. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title.

Also, congratulations to the following group of seniors announced as Commended Scholars:

  • Grethe Andersen
  • Alex Kearns
  • Alex Knorr
  • Anne Michalski
  • Paul Noujaim