Congratulations to 15 HTSD students who recently were notified of meeting eligibility requirements for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The students meeting the requirements are: Chloe An, Joshua Andersson, Ian Borden, Olivia Brado, Christopher Chengshi, Sonia Fung, Brooke Hathhorn, Megan Homison, Sanjay Johnson, Luke Mattson, Augustus Mayhew, Ji Min Oh, Mallory Simon, Annie Waters and Eric Xu.
In order to qualify, students were required to earn a Selection Index Score of 212 or higher, indicating outstanding academic potential. HTSD students were among 1.6 million program entrants, each among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants who will be recognized in the fall.
From the 50,000 high scorers nationwide, 16,000 will be named National Merit Program Semifinalists, representing the top scorers in each state. Semifinalists will be notified of their standing in September 2019 and will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 Merit Scholarships that will be awarded in 2020.