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Hall High School Announces National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

From left: Rose Kitz, Amy Hidalgo, Zimeng Fan, Ashley Granquist and Corina Chang. Courtesy photo

Five students from West Hartford’s Hall High School Class of 2020 have been named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists.

Submitted by Amy Shaffer, Career Center/Student Activities Coordinator, Hall High School

Five members of the William H. High School Class of 2020 have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

This year’s National Merit Semifinalists are: Corina Chang, Zimeng Fan, Ashley Granquist, Amy Hidalgo and Rose Kitz.  These students will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarship awards that will be offered next spring, and will be candidates for other scholarships, as well.

Nationwide, 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists have been designated from approximately 1.6 million program entrants in more than 22,000 high schools. Representing less than 1 percent of the country’s high school seniors, Semifinalists are in the state’s highest-scoring students on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

These scholastically talented seniors are considered top candidates for admission to the most selective colleges.

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