Congratulations BHS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Congratulations to Aiden Carey, Fiona Grant, Daniel Holt, Jeffrey Loh, Lennart Nielsen, Yinuo Shi, Aaron Yao-Smith, and Karen Ying for qualifying as a Semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for the Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and bout half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title.

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