Valley Students Named 2015 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Valley High School seniors Andrew Austin, Joseph Brennan, Haley Gion, Alexa Kort, Quinn Nolin, and Samuel Throm have all been named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists.

These students are now in competition to become National Merit scholars, earning a $2,500 scholarship. Of the 1.5 million entrants, about 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT® Selection Index scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Academic records, school curriculum, test scores, an administrative recommendation, information about activities and leadership and an essay are used in the judging process.

Finalists will be announced in February and students will be notified by the end of June if they have been selected as a National Merit Scholar.