Redmond students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship program
September 12, 2012 · Updated 2:16 PM
The following Redmond students have been named semifinalists for the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Andrew D. Benson, Karin L. Diamond and Yoon Lee.
Claire P. Bond, Tiffany H. Sun, Rebecca J. Teper and Jennifer Zhan
Isabella C. Brown, Aron Daw, Olivia B. Dietz, Meg L. Holtzinger, Samvit Jain, Jennie Kim, Ashley N. Martinez, Arthi K. Narayanan, Frank L. Qu, Ishan S. Ranade, Alexander J. Ronneburg, Karl A. Ronneburg, Kanupria Sanu, Vita Shubin, Daniel Y. Wang and Joshua R. Ye.
Priya Ganesan and Amanda Lin
These high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.
About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing and more than half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title.