Posted Date: 09/13/2023
Nine seniors from Union High School have been named 2023-2024 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:
Nine seniors have been named 2023-2024 National Merit Semifinalists at Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. They are pictured here: left to right, sitting, Raashi Karande, Nancy Nguyen, Abigail Tan, Oluwajuwuralo Oyedele; and standing, Ivan Herrera, Chase Call, Tanner Jarvis, Akshit Devarapalli, and Price Martin.