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200 SD County Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

SAN DIEGO, CA — The National Merit Scholarship Corporation introduced the names of greater than 16,000 semifinalists within the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, together with 200 college students in San Diego County. Fewer than 1 % of U.S. highschool seniors are chosen as semifinalists within the prestigious competitors.

The college students are competing for 7,250 scholarships value almost $28 million to be awarded in a number of rounds subsequent spring and summer season.

These semifinalists should fulfill a number of necessities to advance to the finalist stage of the competitors. About 95 % of the semifinalists are anticipated to achieve finalist standing, and about half of them will go on to win a National Merit Scholarship.

The subsequent step for the semifinalists and their faculties is to submit an in depth scholarship application that features their educational information, participation at school and group actions, demonstrated management skills, employment, and honors and awards they’ve acquired. The pupil should additionally earn SAT or ACT scores that verify their earlier efficiency on the qualifying take a look at.

The scholarships are underwritten by National Merit’s personal funds and by roughly 340 business organizations, faculties and universities.

Semifinalists entered the competitors as juniors by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an preliminary display for entrants. The variety of semifinalists in every state is proportional to the state’s proportion of the nationwide complete of graduating seniors.

Finalists shall be notified in February.

Here is a listing of the semifinalists in San Diego County:

Carlsbad

Carlsbad High School:

La Costa Canyon High School:

Sage Creek High School:

Chula Vista

Eastlake High School:

  • Kousser, William M.
  • Manternach, Kyle D.
  • Peng, Sijie
  • Wang, Cyrene X.

Escondido

Classical Academy High School:

  • Desoto, Zachary S.
  • Lathrop, Austin T.

La Jolla

The Bishop’s School

  • An, Audrey L.
  • Berger, Alexander J.
  • Browne, Eli W.
  • Chang, Annalise Y.
  • Chen, Michelle A.
  • Gutekunst, Daxton P.
  • Jain, Jasper
  • Kashyap, Ashir B.
  • Keefe, William H.
  • Leung, Kasie H.
  • Lin, Abigail
  • Malhotra, Niamh Ok.
  • Nelson, Henry M.
  • Price, Oliver L.
  • Waldman, Nancy E.
  • Wang, Katelyn Y.
  • Xu, Daniel M.
  • Xu, Shirley T.
  • Zhang, Dorien X.
  • Zhu, Emily Ok.

La Jolla Country Day School:

  • Bosworth, Rohan L.
  • Hansen, Luke L.
  • He, Lu
  • Kim, Anna S.
  • Tantuwaya, Evan

San Diego

Academy of Our Lady of Peace:

  • Borossay, Isabel M.
  • Kuhn, Sarah A.
  • Lewton, Malia M.

Canyon Crest Academy:

  • Agarkar, Sohan
  • Anderson, Asya L.
  • Bantval, Pranav
  • Belford, Brittain A.
  • Bruce, Isabel L.
  • Chang, Renee S.
  • Dai, Kelly H.
  • Deng, Jonathan H.
  • Do, Tyler H.
  • Dong, Elaine F.
  • Einbinder, Aron H.
  • Finnegan, Lillia Ok.
  • Goel, Shreya
  • Ha, Justin
  • Ho, Chelsea T.
  • Kanodia, Anshi V.
  • Kazmierowicz, Mark A.
  • Kim, Kyle M.
  • Kim, Tyler J.
  • Lee, Annabelle J.
  • Li, Andrew Z.
  • Li, Grace L.
  • Li, Michelle M.
  • Liu, Yicheng
  • Luo, Justin
  • Muneer, Sofie
  • Noto, Matthew
  • Park, Andrew Ok.
  • Shirazi, Dina E.
  • Song, Hannah
  • Song, Jacob N.
  • Wang, Grace M.
  • Wang, Justin Y.
  • White, Owen A.
  • Worms, Alexandra Ok.
  • Wu, Yubo J.
  • Xu, Danniell S.
  • Xu, Lilian Y.
  • Xu, Stephen F.
  • Xue, Kevin
  • Yang, Isabella Y.
  • Zerboni, Dasha
  • Zhang, Cynthia Y.
  • Zhang, Holly J.
  • Zhang, Noah
  • Zhong, Evan Y.
  • Zhou, Katherine T.
  • Zhu, Riley J.

Del Norte High School:

  • Annamalai, Meena
  • Chakraborty, Adrita
  • Crickard, Eva J.
  • Dolan, Daniel P.
  • Duggirala, Samhitha
  • Duroiu, Christopher
  • Griegel, Matthew A.
  • Griegel, Michael E.
  • Israel, Noah
  • Ji, Alicia Q.
  • Kim, Gina
  • Lin, Jeffrey J.
  • Meng, Joyce
  • Ni, Chenxin
  • Parmar, Hansi S.
  • Pi, Nicole I.
  • Samar, Sahil
  • Sankaran, Shriya
  • Su, Rebecca C.
  • Tang, Alice Ok.
  • Tang, (*200*) G.
  • Trivedi, Hetvi N.
  • Wright, Leonard A.
  • Xu, Ellen
  • Zeng, Audrey
  • Zhang, Andrew Y.
  • Zhang, Lucia N.

Homeschool:

Maranatha Christian Schools:

Mira Mesa High School:

Mount Carmel High School:

  • Pearl, Noah S.
  • Shi, Derek B.

Mount Everest Academy:

  • Lai, Malvyn
  • Rizo, Petunia T.

Francis Parker School:

  • Chao, Celerina
  • Douglas, Jack D.
  • Dunn, Ethan A.
  • Horne, Emma H.
  • Kandhadai, Sree J.
  • Omura, Keigo
  • Shan, Jason M.
  • Spiridonov, Maxwell R.
  • Tyrrell-Knott, Sophia
  • Wornovitzky, Natalia
  • Zhou, Andrew Y.

Point Loma High School:

  • Christian, Asher S.
  • Johnson, Cady J.

Rancho Bernardo High School:

  • Chong, Anna M.
  • Radhakrishnan, Adarsh
  • Saldivar, Michael A.
  • Singh, Shreya
  • Soliman, Christian A.
  • Wernli, Joshua R.
  • Xu, Wendy

San Diego High School of International Studies:

Scripps Ranch High School:

  • Chatterjee, Simone
  • Chen, Ray
  • Gubba, Shabdika
  • Gurunath, Kavya
  • He, Michael H.
  • Lingampalli, Uday P.
  • Liu, Albert
  • Zhao, Kevin T.

Southern California Yeshiva High School:

St. Augustine High School:

Torrey Pines High School:

  • Gaut, Marissa
  • Inamdar, Rohan
  • Lin, Andrew
  • Liu, Derek X.
  • Rubtsova, Taisiya A.
  • Song, William L.
  • Su, Christopher L.
  • Sun, Edward T.
  • Tal, Ron E.
  • Tsai, Andrew
  • Tsu, Christine A.
  • Wang, Adam Y.
  • Wang, Annabelle A.
  • Zhao, Aidan T.

University City High School:

  • Cao, Jessy
  • Ojutomori, Imani M.

Westview High School:

  • Chen, Mia L.
  • Chu, Andrew H.
  • Chung, Anika Y.
  • Deng, Daniel
  • Ding, Jonathan Z.
  • Gedela, Vishudh
  • Gupta, Kavya
  • Kannan, Anirudh S.
  • O’Connor, Ava R.
  • Shen, Sabrina J.
  • Thakker, Krisha P.
  • Wu, Justin Y.
  • Yang, Madison I.
  • Zhu, Connie Y.

San Marcos

Mission Hills High School:

  • Bardhwaj, Ashwin
  • San Marcos High School:
  • Freeman, Malina G.
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