Five students from West Hartford’s Hall High School 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 2019 have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
This year’s National Merit Semifinalists are: Joshua Fernandes, Avery Glagovich, Alexandra Lioutikova, Mateo Maturana, and Shara Reimer. 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 2017 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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