Congratulations to all of this year's National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students!

As 2021 Semifinalists, the following seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered in the spring:

  • Tara Alahakoon
  • Nischal Chennuru
  • Matthew Derzon
  • Andrew Golden
  • Lucas Huang
  • Bea Sull
  • JoshTu
  • Hanrui Xu

As 2021 National Merit Commended Students, these seniors joined their aforementioned classmates in scoring among the top 3% of high school seniors across the nation on last year's PSAT exam:

  • Panya Bhinder
  • Finn Cassady
  • Nia Law
  • Cole Leis
  • Jake Podgurski
  • Maddie Rosenberg
  • Javier Sais
  • Sona Santry
  • Tsega Seleshi
  • Chris Sugar
  • Jay Whitney
  • Felicia Xiao

All of these students were recognized for their outstanding academic promise by the National Merit School Corporation, a not-for-profit organization established in 1955 with the goals of "honoring the nation's scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence."