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14 Richland One Seniors Named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

 

Fourteen Richland One high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

 

Nationwide, more than 16,000 seniors are competing in this prestigious national program which awards scholarships to academically talented students. In this high-stakes competition, students will compete for 7,600 scholarships worth $31 million. Finalists will be selected in February 2020, and scholarship winners will be announced in the spring and summer.

 

Richland One congratulates the following seniors for their selection as semifinalists, an honor that less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors achieve:

 

Dreher High School

Rahul Bulusu

Julian J. Ellenberg

Sarah R. Germany

Caroline E. Hynes

Alexander G. Randall

Catherine E. Reid

Mary F. Shavo

David B. Shealy

Johan Willem R. van Rosevelt

Hanah J. Watts

 

A.C. Flora High School

Lauren Amrol

Chloe L. Courtney Bohl

Thomas H. Kepley

Elizabeth P. Thomas

 

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and college scholarships. Semifinalists are chosen based on high scores on the PSAT. There are three types of awards: National Merit $2,500 scholarships; corporate-sponsored Merit awards; and college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards. 

 

Media inquiries should be directed to the Richland One Office of Communications at 231-7504 or 231-7510.

 

Dreher Nat Scholar

Fourteen Richland One high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the prestigious 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program including Dreher High School students (front row, left to right) Hanah Watts, Catherine "Callie" Reid, Julian "Jackson” Ellenberg, Rahul Bulusu, Caroline Hynes, (back row, left to right) Mary Frances "Francie" Shavo, Sarah Germany, Johan "Willem" Van Rosevelt, David Shealy and Alexander Randall.

 

Flora Nat Scholar

Fourteen Richland One high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the prestigious 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program including A.C. Flora High School students (front) Lauren Amrol, (second row) Elizabeth Thomas, Chloe Courtney Bohl  and (back row) Thomas Kepley.

 

 

 

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