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Three Seniors Named as National Merit Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that three Dreher seniors are 2021 National Merit Finalists


These academically talented students are Alexander Anderson-McLeod, Bryson Stakely, and Leon Wang.


Over 1.6 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the PSAT/NMSQT Test in October, 2019.  Less than one percent of these students qualified as Semifinalists. 


From this group of Semifinalists, the National Merit Finalists are chosen.  Congratulations to Alexander, Bryson, and Leon, all top achievers in the Dreher Class of 2021.



Alexander Anderson-McLeod


Alexander Anderson- McLeod, son of Phoebe McLeod and Charles Kevin Anderson.


Bryson Stakely



Bryson Stakely, son of Cheri Stakely and J. Tracy Stakely.






Leon Wang


Leon Wang, son of Zaixiao Zhang and Qian Wang.