(Evanston, IL—February 6, 2017) High Tech High School senior Mingyu Zhao, 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.
Zhao received a Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). NMSC has recognized approximately 15,000 semifinalist who will continue in the competition for National Merit® Scholarships in 2017.
These 15,000 recognized as National Merit Program semifinalists represent the top scorers in each state. 7,500 students will be selected for these Merit Scholarship® awards. Announcements of results will be forthcoming this spring.