Three Northfield High School Students Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
- School: Northfield High School
- Award: National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
The seniors are three of approximately 16,000 students from across the country named as semifinalists, according to the National Merit Scholarship Program. This represents about 1 percent of seniors.
Those who advance in the competition become eligible for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $34 million, that will be offered next spring.
Students qualify for the program by taking the Preliminary SAT their junior year. To become a finalist, the student must maintain an excellent high school record, earn a recommendations from the school principal, and earn SAT scores in-line with their PSAT performance.