Posted Date: 09/15/2021
Eleven seniors from Union High School have been named 2021-2022 National Merit Semifinalists:
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:
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.