The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced Kenston seniors, Jacqueline Jeromin, William Parsons and Abigail Vossler were named semifinalists in the National Merit Achievement and National Merit Scholarship academic competitions. Approximately 16,000 semifinalists were named in the 63rd annual National Merit Program. Kenston’s Commended Scholars are Alyssa Kassouf, Morgan Spehar and Madison Spicuzza
High school seniors across the country entered the National Merit Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which serves as an initial screening for 1.5 million applicants. The nationwide pool of semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, including the highest scoring entrants in each state.
The National Merit semifinalist will compete for 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered in the spring.
Pictured are: (l-r) Jacqueline Jeromin, Alyssa Kassouf, Morgan Spehar, Madison Spicuzza, Abigail Vossler and William Parsons.