24 Upper School Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

St. Margaret’s celebrated 24 Upper School who were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program, based on their performance in the PSAT taken as juniors. 
The students were honored at Convocation this week in front of the Upper School student body. St. Margaret’s had seven students named National Merit Semifinalists, and another 17 students received commendation. 
There are 1.5 million National Merit Scholarship entrants nationwide, with the top 3 percent receiving commendation, and the top 1 percent being named semifinalists. 
In February, semifinalists will be notified if they have advanced to be a National Merit Scholar finalist. From there, National Merit Scholarships are awarded to about 7,250 students nationwide based on abilities, skills and accomplishments. 
Congratulations to these Tartans! 
National Merit Semifinalists: Alex Kenny, Jonathan Lee, Tina Mai, Malcolm Matthew, Aili McGregor, Nadia Momtaz, Luciana Varkevisser
National Merit Commended Students: Liesel Blau, Keegan Carnell, Roy Cheng, Kevin Chou, Alden Copps, Ella Etchandy, Emma Griffin, Alexander Holland, Sabrina Kim, Alexis Lindenfelser, Vanessa Liu, Hayden Mann, Andrew Miehe, Kaitlin Tam, Devin Thomas, Kian Vargo, Lisa Zhang
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