6 Lincoln-Sudbury Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

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SUDBURY – Six students from Lincoln-Sudbury High School were named National Merit Semifinalists.

There were about 16,000 students named semifinalists across America.

The students are:

  • Sonali Das, Lincoln-Sudbury High School
  • Nicola Donland, Lincoln-Sudbury High School
  • Madison Johnson, Lincoln-Sudbury High School
  • Amelia Pillar, Lincoln-Sudbury High School
  • Spencer Reith, Lincoln-Sudbury High School
  • Joy Ren, Lincoln-Sudbury High School

The seniors are competing for about 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million. The winners will be announced in the spring.

Students were chosen after taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

The semifinalists are among the highest-scoring entrants in each state and represent less than 1% of high school seniors in the U.S.

To become a National Merit Scholar Finalist, the semifinalist and a high school official must submit a detailed scholarship application, have an outstanding academic record, participate in school and community activities, display leadership, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay and earn a qualifying SAT or ACT score.

Finalists will be named in February.

Approximately half of the finalists will become National Merit Scholarship winners.

The winners will be announced starting in April.

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