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Five Members of the Class of 2021 Named National Merit Semifinalists; Ten Named Commended Students
 
Congratulations to the five seniors who have been recognized as Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program:
 
Julia Lin
Evan Piper
Benji Posey
Jeremy Tian
Brian Zhu
 
These students are among approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million to 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.
 
Ten members of the class of 2021 have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program:
 
Christina Chun
Owen Jennings
Ethan Kacena-Merrell
Arjun Kubal
Chelsea Lo
Megan Long
Oulai Pan
Jade Thomas
Matthew Wessler
Kyle Xu
 
Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2021 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).