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Greenwich HS Students Recognized for PSAT/NMSQT® Performance

Eleven Greenwich High School seniors have been recognized as 2023 National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalists. These students will now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered in the spring.

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition for recognition and college undergraduate scholarships based on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) scores. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state.

“With the leadership and direction from our dedicated faculty, these 11 students’ commitment to academics drives them to achieve tremendous accomplishments,” GHS Principal Ralph Mayo said. “We are so proud of these students that have earned such an impressive designation.”

These students will be recognized by the Board of Education at an upcoming business meeting.

GHS 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists
Sophie Citron
Theresa Dobbins
Alexander Khilko
Arjun Kishore
Lauren Koester
Luke Mazzullo
Joaquina Mendive
Lara Nguyen
Emil Schaumburg
Harry Waters
Brandon Yu
 

About the National Merit Scholarship Corporation
NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 340 business organizations and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring the nation’s scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence.