National Merit Semifinalists

MNPS Seniors Soar to the Top as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Posted on 09/18/2023
Hume-Fogg National merit semifinalists

Fourteen MNPS students have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program for 2024 after scoring in the top 1 percent of all high school seniors in the United States on the PSAT when they were juniors.

They are among 16,000 students across the country who were named semifinalists for college scholarships totaling nearly $28 million that will be awarded next spring. National Merit Scholarship recipients are selected based on skills, accomplishments and potential for success in rigorous college studies.


MNPS National Merit Semifinalists


hume-fogg merit scholarship semifnalists
Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School
  • Isaac Assink
  • Jacob Contos
  • Nicholas Ostroski
  • Jack Reynolds
  • Tyler Reynolds
  • John Rhee
  • Laila Sadlow
  • Ray Scott
  • Jerry Zhang
MLK National Merit Semifinalists
Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School
  • Nathaniel Halevi
  • Tigran Polborn
  • Justus Schaaf


NSA merit semifinalist
Nashville School of the Arts
  • Deidra Kelly


Overton national merit semifinalist
John Overton High School
  • Vincent Guo


Congratulations to each of these outstanding students, and we look forward to seeing you continue to shine throughout your senior year!

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