Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship in CT

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On September 13, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Among this year’s semifinalists are 21 from Greenwich schools, both public and private.

Those who qualified as semifinalists by scoring in the top one percent on the preliminary SAT, or PSAT, given to juniors last spring.

To become a finalist, students must submit a detailed scholarship application in which she provides information about her academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, and honors or awards received.

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