Skip to main content

11 Union Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists!


Posted Date: 09/15/2021

11 Union Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists!

Eleven seniors from Union High School have been named 2021-2022 National Merit Semifinalists:

  • Ashwin K. Chandrasekar, son of Kumaraswamy Chandrasekar and Lakshmi Kalakrishnan;
  • Tammy H. Dao, daughter of Bill Dao and Tra Ho;
  • Annelise Huynh, daughter of Liem and Huong Huynh;
  • Fraz Javed, son of Muhammad Javed and Saima Waheed
  • Ariana Kim, daughter of Yil and Hyun Kim;
  • Duy H. Nguyen, son of Cuong Nguyen and Hanh Hoang;
  • Julie T. Phung, daughter of Tuan Phung and Julia Huynh;
  • Honor K. Plumlee, daughter of Geoffrey and Amber Plumlee;
  • Reeya M. Ramasamy, daughter of Kanesan Ramasamy and Bathmapathy Pkmenon;
  • Meghana Venkatesha, daughter of Kadiri and Rekha Venkatesha, and
  • Jacob L. Wise, son of Benjamin and Jennifer Wise.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition.

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 440 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.

To participate in the National Merit Scholarship Program, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following completion of high school;
  • Be a citizen of the United States or, if not now a citizen, a permanent U.S. resident (or an applicant for permanent residency) in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen; and
  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT ® in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern.

Union

Caption: Eleven seniors have been named 2021-2022 National Merit Semifinalists at Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. They are pictured here: left to right, Ashwin K. Chandrasekar, Tammy H. Dao, Fraz Javed, Meghana Venkatesha, Jacob L. Wise, Class Principal Tony Tempest, Annelise Huynh, Duy H. Nguyen, Honor K. Plumlee, Ariana Kim, Julie T. Phung, and Reeya M. Ramasamy.

 

Eighty-eight northeastern Oklahoma high school seniors were named National Merit semifinalists Wednesday. Tulsa World

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists across the United States in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship program. Students entered the program as juniors when they took the Preliminary SAT, which serves as an initial screening tool.

District Announcement

‘Safe Return & Continuity of Services Plan’

View Union’s Safe Return & Continuity of Services Plan to see the district’s plans for keeping school open during the pandemic. More details here.

Enroll Now
Free Meals

Union

Union is offering free meals now through June 30, 2022 with curbside delivery for virtual students. Details.

District Calendar

Upcoming Events

Share This Page

Contact Information

Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Map
Phone: 918-357-4321

Current Weather

Current Condition: broken clouds

Temperature: 91.31˚F

Feels Like: 94.3˚F

Wind Speeds: 9.62mph

Weather humidity: 44%

Chance of Precipitation: 0%

District News

Beyond U Senior Conference Shows Students Possibilities

Beyond U Senior Conference Shows Students Possibilities
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: District News

Dr. Chris McNeil Kicks Off Beyond U Conference

Dr. Chris McNeil Kicks Off Beyond U Conference
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: District News

Union Narrows Mascot Search to Two Finalists, Seeks Input

Union Narrows Mascot Search to Two Finalists, Seeks Input
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/08/2021
Source Page: District News

National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month
[read full article]
Posted Date:
09/15/2021
Source Page: District News

38th Annual Renegade Review Set Oct. 9

38th Annual Renegade Review Set Oct. 9
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/16/2021
Source Page: District News

Campus Life

Grove After School Programs

Grove After School Programs
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: Campus Life

Bison or Redhawks? Redhawks or Bison?

Bison or Redhawks? Redhawks or Bison?
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: Campus Life

Volleyball Spotlight

Volleyball Spotlight
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: Campus Life

Senior Cheerleaders

Senior Cheerleaders
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: Campus Life

6th-8th grade Intramural Basketball

6th-8th grade Intramural Basketball
[read full article]
Posted Date: 09/17/2021
Source Page: Campus Life