(Evanston, IL—February 10, 2016) High Tech High School senior Keyu Sheng, a resident of Harrison, has met the qualifications as a finalist for the National Merit® Scholarship this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.
Sheng received a Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). NMSC has recognized approximately 16,000 semifinalist who will continue in the competition for National Merit® Scholarships in 2016.
These 16,000 recognized as National Merit Program semifinalists represent the top scorers in each state, and approximately 34,000 other high scorers will be commended for their performances on the PSAT/NMSQT.
7,400 students will be selected for these Merit Scholarship® awards. Announcements of results will be forthcoming this spring.